United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's choice to become National Security Adviser, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 5,

 

              United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, President Barack Obama
United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's choice to become National Security Adviser, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, where the president made the announcement. Blunt and outspoken, Rice has been at the center of the international feuding over Syria _ and a lightning rod for criticism over Benghazi. Those controversies overshadowed her time at the UN. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)