Susan Rice - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Susan Rice


China says sensitive issues could damage ties with US military

Jul 25, 2016 - 7:08 PM

Rice is the highest level US official to visit the capital since an international tribunal this month rejected China s vast territorial claims in the South China Sea – infuriating Beijing and fuelling tensions with Washington

DIPLOMACY. US National Security Adviser Susan Rice (L) speaks to Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, July 25, 2016. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Obama leads US in moment of silence on 9/11

Sep 11, 2015 - 9:34 PM

UPDATED At 8:46 am on the South Lawn of the White House a bell chimed 3 times to mark the moment when Flight 11 piloted by Al Qaeda operatives careened into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York

14 YEARS. US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, September 11, 2015, to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Netanyahu speech to US congress will harm ties with US – Rice

Feb 25, 2015 - 7:32 PM

The comments by National Security Advisor Susan Rice are some of the harshest yet regarding Republican House speaker John Boehner s invitation to the Israeli leader to speak to lawmakers

HARMING US-ISRAEL TIES? In this file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to speak as he opens the weekly cabinet meeting at his office, in Jerusalem, 01 February 2015. Gali Tibbon/Pool/EPA

US invites China's Xi, Japan's Abe for state visits

Feb 07, 2015 - 1:16 PM

The announcement of the invitations comes as the United States and Japan approach the final stage of talks on a vast trade agreement that would link a dozen countries on either side of the Pacific Ocean

STATE VISITS. The United States has invited China's Xi Jinping and Japan's Shinzo Abe for state visits. Xi Jinping photo by Mark Ralston/AFP; Shinzo Abe photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Obama's China visit will be 'important milestone' – Rice

Sep 08, 2014 - 1:36 PM

US National Security Advisor Susan Rice s trip comes at a turbulent time in American foreign policy

US National Security Advisor Susan Rice (L) gestures as she walks with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi (R) before a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, 08 September 2014. Ng Han Guan/Pool/EPA

Top Obama aide in Beijing to highlight vital China ties

Sep 07, 2014 - 8:32 AM

US National Security Advisor Susan Rice is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and other senior Chinese officials in talks that will focus on key areas of contention between the two countries

Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

Jun 27, 2014 - 8:29 AM

The proposed fund would serve vetted elements of the Syrian armed opposition to help defend the Syrian people the White House says

Malaysia's Anwar gets Susan Rice meeting

Apr 25, 2014 - 12:45 AM

Anwar says he is not upset he would not get time with Obama who would not be able to see him personally

Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics

Apr 21, 2014 - 2:04 PM

US President Barack Obama will embark on his fifth visit as president to Asia when he lands in Japan on Wednesday April 23


US says it is in no one's interest to see Ukraine split

Feb 24, 2014 - 12:03 AM

The US National Security Adviser it was in no one s interest to see crisis hit Ukraine break apart and called for calm

Obama seeks to renew Asia role with rescheduled trip

Nov 21, 2013 - 8:35 AM

Susan Rice says Obama would make up with a trip in April: Our friends in Asia deserve and will continue to get our highest level attention

BACK TO ASIA SOON. In this file photo, US President Barack Obama disembarks Air Force One as he arrives for the G20 summit, at the airport in St. Petersburg, Russia, 05 September 2013. EPA/Yuri Kochetkov

New envoy says US leadership at UN 'indispensable'

Aug 06, 2013 - 11:32 AM

Samantha Power presented her credentials to UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon following her confirmation by the US Senate late last week

NEW ENVOY. Samantha Power, new Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, speaks to the press upon her arrival at the UN Secretariat Building to present her credentials to the Secretary-General, 5 August 2013. UN Photo/Mark Garten

No accord on Syria talks participants, timing - UN chief

May 30, 2013 - 7:48 AM

Major powers have not agreed on who will take part in an international conference on the Syrian conflict or when it will be held says Ban

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefs the General Assembly, 22 January 2013, at the United Nations headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Regional leaders sign peace deal for eastern DR Congo

Feb 25, 2013 - 2:20 PM

Regional African leaders signed a deal to try to bring peace to the war torn east of the Democratic Republic of Congo with plans to reinforce a UN led mission to combat rebels after years of unrest

Susan Rice out of secretary of state race

Dec 14, 2012 - 7:46 AM

US envoy to the UN Susan Rice asks President Obama not to appoint her secretary of state

General says all Damascus retaken, Aleppo pounded

Aug 05, 2012 - 7:51 AM

The Syrian army said it has seized the last rebel held district of the capital as insurgents in Aleppo came under heavy bombardment by regime forces