Rice took a disparaging view of Obama's Republican opponent in the campaign, John Mc Cain, calling his policies "reckless" and dismissing the Arizona senator's trip to Iraq as "strolling around the market in a flak jacket".Reportedly Rice had coveted the post of National Security Advisor, which instead went to retired United States Marine Corps General, James L.some observers criticized the Sierra Leone agreement as too indulgent of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) and for bringing the war criminal Foday Sankoh into government, leading to the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1313, which blamed the RUF for the continuing conflict in the west African country. foreign policy, weak and failing states, the implications of global poverty, and transnational threats to security.In 2002, she joined the Brookings Institution as senior fellow in the foreign policy program. During the 2004 presidential campaign, Rice served as a foreign policy adviser to John Kerry." She subsequently acknowledged the mistakes made at the time and felt that a debt needed repaying. ambassador to Sudan between September 1995 and November 1997, co-authored an op-ed in 2002 claiming that in 1997 Sudan offered to turn over its intelligence on bin Laden but that Rice, as NSC Africa specialist, together with then NSC terrorism specialist Richard A.Islamists took control in Sudan in a 1989 coup d'état and the United States adopted a policy of disengagement with the authoritarian regime throughout the 1990s. Clarke, successfully lobbied for continuing to bar U. officials, including the CIA and FBI, from engaging with the Khartoum government. She was a management consultant at Mc Kinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, from 1990 to early 1992. Rice was a foreign policy aide to Michael Dukakis during the 1988 presidential election.
Rice and Clinton played major roles in gaining approval for the resolution. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya was attacked, resulting in the deaths of the United States Ambassador to Libya J. She added (on a different subject), "[w]e've decimated al-Qaeda." Although Rice said that the attack "began spontaneously" as the result of an anti-Islamic video, Patrick F.In January 2012, after the Russian and Chinese veto of another Security Council resolution calling on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, Rice strongly condemned both countries, saying, "They put a stake in the heart of efforts to resolve this conflict peacefully", and adding that "we the United States are standing with the people of Syria. Some Security Council diplomats took issue with Rice's negotiating style, calling it "rude" and overly blunt. During a house hearing on May 8, 2013, an email, which was never classified, that was sent on September 12, 2012, to Susan Rice as well as many other members of the State Department, was read aloud by Representative Trey Gowdy (R).According to David Rothkopf of Foreign Policy magazine, Rice is known for her "abrasiveness" but has the asset of a close relationship with the U. The email stated clearly that the attacks were committed by Islamists, with no mention of an "angry mob" or protestors.Together with National Security Council figure Samantha Power, who already supported military intervention, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who came to support it, the three overcame internal opposition from Defense Secretary Robert Gates, security adviser Thomas E.Donilon, and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan, to have the administration advance a UN proposal to impose a no-fly zone over Libya and authorize other military actions as necessary.