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Former US journalist heading for top UN role

Susan Rice, the outgoing top US representative at the UN, is handing over to ex-reporter Samantha Powers.

Last Modified: 17 Jul 2013 02:44
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National Security Adviser Susan Rice is handing over her outgoing post as US representative to the UN to a former journalist.

Samantha Power, 42, made her name documenting the international community’s failure in Bosnia, specifically to stop the massacre at Srebrenica in 1995.

She inherits a role which has a current focus on the Syrian conflict.

Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from the UN.

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