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Launching #FreeThe20

Ambassador Samantha Power | Posted 09.02.2015 | World
Ambassador Samantha Power

These are just twenty out of the many women who are being deprived of their freedom and the right to participate in the Beijing+20 conference. In naming these women, we are sending a message to their governments and others like them: If you want to empower women, don't imprison them on the basis of their views or on the basis of the rights that they are fighting for.

Netanyahu Appoints Opponent Of Palestinian Statehood As UN Envoy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.14.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Friday that Israel’s next ambassador to the United Nations will be Danny D...

My Remarks to the Ukrainian People

Ambassador Samantha Power | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics
Ambassador Samantha Power

Far too often, people tell the story of what is happening today in Ukraine without you in it. It is East versus West. The Eurasian Union versus the European Union. Russia versus the EU or Russia versus the United States. In this telling, at best, the Ukrainian people get to choose one of these sides. At worst, a side is chosen for you.

Actress Emma Watson Applauds Men in Miniskirts

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

Thousands of men across Turkey and Azerbaijan are posting pictures of themselves on social media wearing miniskirts. They are not only taking photos, they are also taking to the streets to express solidarity with those who have been protesting violence against women in Turkey for over a week now.

Was Iran's Nominee for the UN Ambassador Involved in the 1979 Hostage Taking?

Omid Memarian | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Omid Memarian

Ebrahim Asgharzadeh who was amongst the leading figures of occupying the U.S. embassy, told me in an interview from Tehran that the Iranian diplomat was not involved in any decision-making circles in the "hostage operation."

Obama Nominee Clears Key Senate Hurdle

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Samantha Power, President Barack Obam...

Hat Tip to Bill Maher: New Rules From Susan Rice and Samantha Power

Rebecca Sive | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Rebecca Sive

After I got past the inside baseball, I started thinking about the broader ramifications of these two appointments for American women's advancement into political leadership.

Betty E. King, U.S. Ambassador To U.N. In Geneva, Arrives After 13 Months Without An Envoy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The U.S. has a new ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, after 13 months without a top envoy at the global body's European headqu...

USS George H.W. Bush: A Ship With a History

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

This Saturday the Navy will commission the aircraft carrier CVN-77, to be named the USS George H.W. Bush. They seem in a hurry to burnish the reputation of the elder Bush while his son is still in office.

Sam Stein

Bolton As McCain's Secretary Of State? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Would embattled former UN ambassador John Bolton have a place in John McCain's presidential cabinet? The idea was brewing beneath the veneer of Bolto...