This sanctions resolution, if passed by the Security Council, will bite and bite in a meaningful wayN. Korea faces tighter sanctions Jun 10, 2009
The sanctions that have been imposed by the United Nations and implemented by the United States and others have had some significant effect on the trade and the banking and the financial sector inside of Iran, and we certainly remain open to consideration of possible future measuresU.S. to seek sanctions against N. Korea Apr 05, 2009
This callous step threatens the lives of innocents already suffering from years of war and upheavalRice condemns inaction on Darfur Mar 07, 2009
The United Nations is imperfect, but it is also indispensable. There can be no substitute for the legitimacy the United Nations can impart or its potential to mobilize the widest possible coalitionsBan welcomes U.S. engagement Aug 14, 2009
We start from the premise that this change is necessary because we face an extraordinary array of global challengesRice: Times dictate U.S. diplomacy shift Sep 18, 2009
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'."