Samantha Power

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Pandemic security must be ‘top line concern’ says former Amb. Power

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power was part of the US effort to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014. Power spoke with The World's Marco Werman about how lessons from that experience apply to the pandemic the globe is facing today. 

Pandemic security must be ‘top line concern’ says former Amb. Power
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High-profile Syrian war crimes trial opens; Countries debate rescue packages, billionaires ask for bailouts; Missouri sues China over economic coronavirus losses

High-profile Syrian war crimes trial opens; Countries debate rescue packages, billionaires ask for bailouts; Missouri sues China over economic coronavirus losses
Samantha Power sitting The World's studio for a radio interview.

Former Amb Samantha Power stresses ‘political evolution, rather than revolution’

Former Amb Samantha Power stresses ‘political evolution, rather than revolution’
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, and Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza speak to the press in Gitega, Burundi.

US Ambassador Samantha Power: 'The match could be laid' to ignite Burundi conflict

US Ambassador Samantha Power: 'The match could be laid' to ignite Burundi conflict
Samantha Power at the UN

Diplomats at the UN this week will be greeted by faces of women persecuted around the world

Diplomats at the UN this week will be greeted by faces of women persecuted around the world
Representatives from various African nations gather at the opening session at the AGOA Forum during the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington August 4, 2014.

A summit of African leaders in Washington tries to move beyond 'speed dating'

The US is hosting its first-ever summit of leaders from across Africa, but the short timeframe and large number of attendees means that meaningful dialogue might be hard to achieve.

A summit of African leaders in Washington tries to move beyond 'speed dating'

Samantha Power has an uneven record on trying to stop genocide around the world

Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, has written extensively on how the US should respond to humanitarian atrocities. She's had some success putting that into practice in the Central African Republic — but not so much in Syria.

Samantha Power has an uneven record on trying to stop genocide around the world
Muslim men organized in militias with machetes rough up a Christian man while checking him for weapons in the Miskine neighborhood of Bangui, Central African Republic.

A photographer captures the violence in the streets of the Central African Republic

Associated Press photographer Jerome Delay chose to stay in the Central African Republic when many of his peers went to South Africa to cover the death of Nelson Mandela. He felt he needed to show the world what was going on in the chaotic African nation.

A photographer captures the violence in the streets of the Central African Republic

Obama & Putin Far Apart on Question of Military Force in Syria

The Obama administration's call for intervention in Syria is expected to overshadow the gathering of the G-20 in St. Petersburg. Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin are bitterly divided over Syria. Host Marco Werman talks with The World's Matthew Bell.

Obama & Putin Far Apart on Question of Military Force in Syria

The Possibilities and Limitations of Affecting Change Through the United Nations

The Possibilities and Limitations of Affecting Change Through the United Nations

The Possibilities and Limitations of Affecting Change Through the United Nations

The Possibilities and Limitations of Affecting Change Through the United Nations

Susan Rice to Replace Donilon as National Security Adviser

Susan Rice to Replace Donilon as National Security Adviser

'The World': Voices of the election

Perspectives from Ohio, from Vietnam and from a former advisor to Barack Obama; and names in politics.

'The World': Voices of the election