The latest news on Samantha Power, the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development in the administration of President Joe Biden. Power previously served as the United States ambassador to the United Nations in the Obama administration. Power is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and the founder of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard.
The Seasoning of the Paprika Revolution
American intervention on the basis of "human rights" tends to leave our nation poorer and the rights-deprived nation in ruins.
How U.S. Aid Chief Samantha Power Is Fighting Global Food Crisis and Russia
In the backdrop of Russia's war on Ukraine, Power said she will not allow the country to "blame the latest spike in food and fertilizer prices on sanctions and on the United States."
Obama Was 'Tormented' on Syria But Still Would Not Have Intervened
The former ambassador to the United Nations has written a book about her time in the White House called "The Education of an Idealist."
Trump's a Blip, Obama White House Hopes in New Doc Film
"History really doesn't follow a straight line. It zigs and zags," Obama says in the film. But the arc is toward "a less violent, more empathetic" world.
Obama Officials to Testify in Russia Investigation
The Senate Intelligence Committee will hear from Obama officials this week as part of its probe into Russian interference in the U.S. elections.
U.S. Compensates Cameroon Family After Motorcade Death
Power was visiting West Africa to meet Boko Haram victims.
Muslim States Block 11 LGBT Groups From U.N. Meeting
Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has protested the move.
Samantha Power's Motorcade Kills Child in Cameroon
The young boy ran into the road and was struck by an armored jeep in the northern city of Mokolo.
Cuban Rights Protesters Bloodily Beaten in Havana
Obama's rush to exchange embassies ignores Castro's continuing brutal civil rights outrages.
Why Scholars Say Armenian Genocide Was Genocide But Obama Won't
There is little debate among scholars that the events of 1915 constitute genocide. Politicians skirt the term for other reasons.
Europe's Anti-Semitism Problem
A meeting at the United Nations addressed anti-Semitism in Europe only a few days before Holocaust remembrances.
U.N. Security Council Rejects Resolution For Palestinian State
The United States voted against the measure.
U.S. Asks U.N.Council To Boost Pressure on Russia over Ukraine
The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine, as Russia denied it was a threat to its neighbor.
Samantha Power Praises Cuba's Ebola Response
The U.S. Ambassador to the UN, who recently returned from a four day trip to West Africa, commended Cuba for its early response to the Ebola outbreak and defended federal quarantine guidelines