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Susan Rice on Foreign Policy

 

 


Foreign policy should serve national interest, not president

We have to be willing to serve to the best of our abilities in the interests of the U.S. government. And what I'm so concerned about, as I look at this administration, is now we're seeing every day more evidence that the actions coming out of the president and the White House are not serving the national interest, however well-guided or misguided, but rather serving the personal interests of the president.
Source: PBS Newshour interview on impeaching Trump , Oct 11, 2019

Didn't want to be pigeonholed as "black working on Africa"

I was concerned, at not quite 28, that as an African American woman entering the field of national security and foreign policy, that if I accepted a job in African policy without having demonstrated my ability to work on a wider range of issues, I feared, I think legitimately, that I might get pigeonholed in Africa. That people in this predominantly white national security establishment would see me as black working on Africa -- and therefore not capable of, or suited to do, anything else.
Source: National Public Radio on 2020 Maine Senate race , Oct 7, 2019

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