Samantha Power

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‘In fairness to Kofi Annan, he expressed a sense of institutional responsibility for what happened in Rwanda.’ Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP

Given the secretive, supremely political process by which a UN secretary general is chosen – the successful candidate is invariably the person who lea(...)

Bosnian Muslim women offers prayers near the caskets of 71 victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, at the memorial cemetery in the village of Potocari, near the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica, on July 11th, 2017.  Photograph:  Elvis Barukcic/AFP/Getty Images

In 2015, just days before the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, Bosnia’s former ambassador to the UN aimed a late-night tweet at the Dutch (...)

Gail Slater, who is originally from Dalkey in south Co Dublin, has taken up the role of adviser to the US president on technology, telecommunications and cybersecurity.

Donald Trump has appointed a Dublin-born lawyer to a senior job at the White House. Gail Slater, who is originally from Dalkey in south Co Dublin, ha(...)

Barack Obama and Samantha Power in 'The Final Year'

Say what you will about the recent vogue for Obama hagiography, but at least Barry and Southside with You had coherent three-act structure in their fa(...)

Donald Trump campaigned last year on a promise to deport large numbers of immigrants and build a wall along the Mexico-US border to tackle illegal immigration.

The United States has quit negotiations on a voluntary pact to deal with migration because the global approach to the issue was “simply not compatible(...)

Samantha Power addresses the United Nations Security Council. Photograph: Manuel Elias/The United Nations via AP

“I’d never spent a long time thinking about symbols before I was in my UN role,” says former US ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, on w(...)

Samantha Power: President Trump “is way more divisive and more of a purveyor of hate towards different groups and trying to pit different parts of American society against each other than I expected.” Photograph: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc

It’s mid-afternoon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Samantha Power is in reflective mode. Sitting in the mid-October sun in the gardens of Harvard’s (...)

Samantha Power said that she was  confident for the future as the election of Donald Trump had resulted in a lot more young people becoming active in politics. Photograph: Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images

Irish-born former American ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power said she would consider running for public office in the United States or (...)

Samantha Power: ‘I think you see from the alt-right’s own language how the unsayable is now said, the unthinkable is now thinkable’. File photograph: Bryan R Smith/Getty Images

Samantha Power, the Irish born former US ambassador to the United Nations, has criticised Donald Trump for pandering to the extreme right wing constit(...)

I’m looking out the window, thinking, yeah, no, the more time she spends at school, the less time we have to put up with her

It’s a big day. Sorcha has said it about 20 times since she shook me awake at, like, half-six this morning. It’s Honor’s first day in secondary school(...)

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