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Syria, the DRC and the 'Responsibility to Protect': the US Double Standard

Kambale Musavuli | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Kambale Musavuli

The U.N.) says the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the world's deadliest since World War II. The Congo catastrophe, however, has gone largely unnoticed by the world's media, and global leaders have placed the crisis on the back burner.

Obama Defies GOP After Scandal Distractions

RealClearPolitics | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

President Obama has again practically baited congressional Republicans to wail about his appointees, betting that congressional overreach might put hi...

No Shame in this Administration

Anthony Amore | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics
Anthony Amore

It seems that despite a recent uptick in terrorist attacks against American interests, President Obama still doesn't view the job of National Security Adviser to be one requiring any sort of credibility, least of all when it comes to, ironically, maintaining the security of the nation.

Rice Appointment Is Fitting Rebuke to GOP

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

There almost certainly will be another Obama pick that will raise some eyebrows and draw inevitable fire from either the GOP or some interests groups. Just as other presidents, Obama will have to weigh carefully the political fallout, if any, from his pick.

Axelrod: Obama Never Considered Rice for Secretary of State

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
Stephen Schlesinger

There is one curious fact that still remains unsettled since the now-famous Susan Rice imbroglio of last December which led to her withdrawal from consideration for the job as U.S. Secretary of State -- namely did President Obama ever really consider her seriously for the position?

McCain v. Rice: The Unceremonious Quashing of a Candidate

Ray Errol Fox | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Ray Errol Fox

I am weary of hearing every news commentator and pundit preface his or her criticism of John McCain with praise for him as a hero. By my measure, McCain is no longer a hero, he's a coward.

Rice: Why I Withdrew

Washington Post | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

On Thursday I asked that President Obama no longer consider me for the job of secretary of state. I made this decision because it is the right step fo...

Sam Stein

How Obama's Likely Secretary Of State Pick Fell Apart

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a phone call with the president on Thursday, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice formally withdrew her name from consideration as the next Sec...

Obama Praises Susan Rice In Midst Of GOP Barrage

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is hailing U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice as "extraordinary" as she continues to face scrutiny over her initial comme...

Obama On Rice: Go After Me, Not Her

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: Critics of UN Ambassador Susan Rice should 'go after me' not her over Benghazi attack....

GOP Senators Skeptical Of Susan Rice As Potential Pick For Secretary Of State

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

A growing number of Republican senators are expressing skepticism about the possibility President Barack Obama could pick Susan Rice to replace Hilary...