Monday, December 1, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama announced that his choice for the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations will be his foreign policy advisor, Susan E Rice. The New York Times also reports that Obama plans to restore the position of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to a cabinet level position, as it was under President Clinton. Ms Rice, age 44, would be the second youngest ambassador to the United Nations if she is confirmed. She has been a strong critic of inaction on Darfur. Click here to read more.