Samantha Power


Samantha Power (1970- ) has been the US ambassador to the United Nations since 2013, succeeding Susan Rice. She has long been a top adviser to Barack Obama on foreign policy. She won a Pulitzer Prize for her book “A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide” (2002). She was a professor at Harvard’s Carr Center for Human Rights.


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Interesting article on the complexities of mixing real world politics and self interest with real world human rights.


Reminds me of Dr. MLK’s quote of each of us having both good and bad qualities.