“One of our foremost thinkers on foreign policy.” – President Barack Obama

“One of our foremost thinkers on foreign policy.”
President Barack Obama

Writing

Recent writing from Samantha Power

REMEMBRANCE | “Samantha Power Remembers the Wise Words of Jean Kennedy Smith,” TIME, June 25, 2020.

OP-ED
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“How the COVID-19 Era Will Change National Security Forever,” TIME, April 14, 2020.

OP-ED
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“To Fight Coronavirus, There’s No Substitute for U.S. Leadership,” The New York Times, April 7, 2020.

BOOK REVIEW
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 “The courage and compassion of Catholic activist Dorothy Day,” The Washington Post, March 6, 2020. 

OP-ED
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“A Belated Recognition of Genocide by the House,” The New York Times, October 29, 2019.

BOOK EXCERPT
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“Small moves can still change lives: How 16 women political prisoners were set free,” LinkedIn Weekend Essay, September 13, 2019.

BOOK EXCERPT
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“Like A Fish Out of a War Zone,” Harvard Gazette, September 10, 2019.

BOOK EXCERPT
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“Obama Told Me the Good News, Then Saw My Face Fall,” The Atlantic, September 5, 2019.

OP-ED
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“The Trump Administration Is Making a Mockery of the Supreme Court,” The New York Times, January 27, 2019. (with Betsy Fisher)

BOOK REVIEW
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“How Baseball Will Survive in the Age of Distraction,” The Washington Post, April 26, 2018.

OP-ED
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“A Plan to Save the State Department,” New York Times, March 13, 2018. 

BOOK CHAPTER
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“Beyond Elections: Foreign Interference with American Democracy,” in Can It Happen Here? Authoritarianism in America (HarperCollins, 2018).  

OP-ED
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“Why Foreign Propaganda Is More Dangerous Now,” The New York Times, September 29, 2017.

BOOK EXCERPT
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“Why Elie Wiesel’s Night Still Matters So Much To Me — And All Of Us,” The Forward, September 12, 2017.

OP-ED
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“My Friend, the Russian Ambassador,” The New York Times, February 25, 2017.

ARTICLE
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“US Diplomacy: Realism and Reality,” The New York Review of Books, August 18, 2016.

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