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# Samantha Power

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# more power to you
Green hue to Joe Biden's team grows as Irish-American Samantha Power picked to lead aid agency
Power served as UN Ambassador in Barack Obama’s administration.
# Samantha Power
'Two terms of Donald Trump will not be twice the damage': Samantha Power on her career - and life after Obama
Irish-American Samantha Power, who served as a UN ambassador, has had a long and storied career.
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# Samantha Power
Watch: Irish-born American UN ambassador tears into Russia on Ukraine
Samantha Power said that Russia was ‘responding to an imaginary threat’ in Ukraine.
# Diplomacy
Dubliner Samantha Power confirmed as US ambassador to UN
The genocide expert and human rights champion sailed through on a 87-10 vote.
# United Nations
Irish-born US diplomat criticises the UN's 'anti-Israel bias'
Former journalist and human rights campaigner Samantha Power added that the UN Security Council’s failure to intervene in Syria is a ‘disgrace’.
# Appointments
Dubliner Samantha Power to become US's new UN ambassador in reshuffle
Pulitzer winner Samantha Power is taking over from Susan Rice, who is becoming Barack Obama’s National Security Advisor.