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CIA pushes back on Benghazi in public hearing

CIA pushes back on Benghazi in public hearing

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- Michael Morell denied allegations that politics played a role in the CIA's actions in the days after the attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans.
Gabrielle Levy
White House sending national security adviser to Israel

White House sending national security adviser to Israel

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- National Security Adviser Susan Rice will travel to Israel in May as the head of the U.S. delegation for the U.S.-Israel Consultative group meeting.
JC Finley

Rice says U.S. will help save Ukraine's economy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The United States will likely be part of international efforts to shore up the economy of restive Ukraine, National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Sunday.
Obama briefed on Olympic security

Obama briefed on Olympic security

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama was briefed Tuesday in the White House Situation Room about security at the Olympics and American cooperation with Russian authorities.
JC Finley

Obama: U.S. offers full cooperation to Russia for Olympic security

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama held a meeting in the White House Situation Room Tuesday on the U.S. government's security efforts at the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

South Sudan 'extremely volatile,' U.N. says

GENEVA, Switzerland, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A spokesman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said Friday the security situation in South Sudan is "extremely volatile."

New death toll sharply higher in South Sudan violence

JUBA, South Sudan, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A new estimate hikes the death toll from South Sudan's crisis sharply as a U.S. official questioned the government's claim a coup attempt sparked the violence.
Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue

Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- While nightmares can be terrifying, waking up always brings one back to reality. But what if, as in the horror movie "Nightmare on Elm Street," waking only brought uncertainty as to whether one was returning to reality or a recurring nightmare?
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
NSA director says Snowden shouldn't get amnesty

NSA director says Snowden shouldn't get amnesty

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Edward Snowden, who has revealed hundreds of thousands of U.S. secrets, should "come back and face justice," says President Obama's national security adviser.

Obama cautions South Sudan on 'use of military force'

KAMPALA, Uganda, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The White House cautioned South Sudanese leaders Saturday "any effort to seize power" through military force would lead to the end of U.S. support.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
By United Press International
George W. Bush shows off paintings while traveling on Air Force One

George W. Bush shows off paintings while traveling on Air Force One

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The flight on Air Force One to South Africa was a crowded affair, with a former president, two former first ladies, and a slew of advisors hitching a ride with the Obamas headed to the Nelson Mandela memorial service.
Gabrielle Levy

Newtonian physics and international politics

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Whether any U.S. president has the courage and boldness to delegate responsibility and authority to government and crisis response is at quesiton.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Hagel not expected to meet with Afghan president during visit

Hagel not expected to meet with Afghan president during visit

KABUL, Afghanistan, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Afghanistan Saturday amid continuing diplomatic fencing over keeping U.S. troops in the country past 2014.

Rice pledges more support for HIV/AIDS fight

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Tuesday the country has renewed and expanded its pledge to help fight the spread of HIV/AIDS around the world.
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Susan Elizabeth Rice (born November 17, 1964) is an American diplomat, former think tank fellow, and civil servant. She is an American foreign policy advisor and United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Rice served on the staff of the National Security Council and as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during President Bill Clinton's second term. Rice was confirmed as UN Ambassador by the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent on January 22, 2009.

Rice was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in the Shepherd Park area. Her father, Emmett J. Rice (1919-2011), was a Cornell University economics professor and governor of the Federal Reserve System. Her mother is education policy scholar Lois Dickson Fitt, currently at the Brookings Institution. Her brother, John Rice, received an M.B.A., from Harvard Business School, and is the founder of Management Leadership for Tomorrow (an organization committed to developing top minority talent for leadership roles in the business and non-profit sector).

Rice was a three-sport athlete, student council president, and valedictorian at National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., a private day girls' school. She played point guard in basketball and directed the offense, acquiring the nickname "Spo," short for "Sportin'."

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