Sunday 4 December 2016

Liz O'Donnell: Washington better get ready for a radical at the top table

Published 11/06/2013 | 17:00

Samantha Power: strong advocate for early military intervention to prevent genocide
Samantha Power: strong advocate for early military intervention to prevent genocide

HUMAN rights defenders will rejoice at US President Barack Obama's nomination of Irish-born Samantha Power to the post of US Ambassador to the United Nations.

  • Go To

A self-proclaimed "humanitarian hawk", her reputation is well established when it comes to the collective response to human rights abuses and mass atrocities.

She is a strong advocate for early military intervention to prevent genocide. Her critics call her approach cavalier.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Read More

Don't Miss

Editor's Choice