Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.

U.N. Ambassador Rice Not The Typical Diplomat

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Rice's Efforts To Win Over Critics Fall Flat

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As Rockets Fly In Gaza, U.S. Influence Seems To Wane

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Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks to the media at U.N. headquarters in April. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Secretary Of State Speculation Turns Up Heat On Rice

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A newspaper with a front-page photo of President Obama is displayed at a press house in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, on Thursday, ahead of Obama's visit. Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Visit To Myanmar: Too Much, Too Soon?

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Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is considered a leading candidate to become the next secretary of state. Leading Senate Republicans say they would seek to block her if she's nominated. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Defends U.N. Envoy Amid Republican Attack

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Mali In Danger Of Turning Into Terrorist Safe Haven

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How The New President Might Rebuild Top Cabinets

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Temporary Ceasefire May Be On The Way In Syria

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House Panel To Examine Consulate Attack In Libya

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Netanyahu Renews Calls For 'Clear Red Line' On Iran

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Clinton: Al-Qaida May Be Linked To Libya Attack

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Ahmadinejad Rails Against Israel In U.N. Speech

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Clinton Kicks Off A Busy Week Of Diplomacy

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