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Susan Rice
24t Naitional Security Advisor
Incumbent
Assumed office
Julie 1, 2013
Preses Barack Obama
Deputy Tony Blinken
Precedit bi Thomas Donilon
27t Unitit States Ambassador tae the Unitit Naitions
In office
Januar 22, 2009 – Julie 1, 2013
Preses Barack Obama
Precedit bi Zalmay Khalilzad
Succeeded by Rosemary DiCarlo (Actin)
12t Assistant Secretar o State for African Affairs
In office
October 9, 1997 – Januar 20, 2001
Preses Bill Clinton
Precedit bi George Moose
Succeeded by Walter Kansteiner
Personal details
Born Susan Elizabeth Rice
November 17, 1964 (1964-11-17) (age 49)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Poleetical pairty Democratic Pairty
Alma mater Stanford Varsity
New College, Oxford

Susan Elizabeth Rice (born November 17, 1964) is a U.S. diplomat, umwhile Brookings Institution fellae, umwhile Unitit States Ambassador tae the Unitit Naitions, an the Naitional Security Adviser. Rice served on the staff o the Naitional Security Cooncil an as Assistant Secretary o State for African Affairs durin Preses Bill Clinton's seicont term. Rice wis confirmed as UN ambassador bi the U.S. Senate bi unanimous consent on Januar 22, 2009.

Rice's name wis mentioned as a possible replacement for retirin Secretar o State Hillary Clinton in 2013 efter Preses Barack Obama's November 2012 re-election,[1][2] but on December 13, follaein ongangin controversy relatit tae the 2012 Benghazi attack on the U.S consulate, she annoonced that she wis widrawin her name frae consideration sayin that if nominatit "the confirmation process would be lengthy, disruptive, and costly".[3]

Rice succeedit Tom Donilon as Naitional Security Adviser on Julie 1, 2013.

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