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Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Discusses Intervention And Her Diplomatic Legacy

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Samantha Power, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, speaks after a vote in the Security Council at U.N. headquarters, Monday, July 20, 2015. (Seth Wenig/AP)
Samantha Power, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, speaks after a vote in the Security Council at U.N. headquarters, Monday, July 20, 2015. (Seth Wenig/AP)

Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power joins us to discuss her new memoir, "The Education of an Idealist." We discuss the concept of humanitarian intervention, how the U.S. should balance moral obligations with political reality, and how she looks back on some of the more controversial foreign policy decisions made by the Obama administration.

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Samantha Power, former ambassador to the U.N., former member of President Obama's National Security Council, author of "The Education of an Idealist." She tweets @samanthajpower.

This segment aired on September 23, 2019.

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