Obama Adviser Thinks America’s National Security Agencies ARE TOO WHITE
You may remember Susan Rice as the Obama stooge who was trotted out to multiple news shows after the Benghazi attack to claim it was all about a YouTube video.
She recently gave a commencement address in which she lamented the lack of diversity in America’s security agencies.
Obama Adviser Susan Rice: America’s National Security Agencies Are Too White
While delivering a commencement address Wednesday at Florida International University in Miami, Obama administration National Security Adviser Susan Rice lamented what she sees as the lack of “diversity in the realm of foreign policy and national security.”
“We must acknowledge that our national security agencies have not yet drawn fully on the strengths of our great nation,” Rice said in prepared remarks posted on White House.gov “In the halls of power, in the faces of our national security leaders, America is still not fully reflected.”
“Too often, our national security workforce has been what former Florida Senator Bob Graham called ‘white, male, and Yale,’ the former United States Ambassador to the United Nations said.
According to Susan Rice, “Minorities still make up less than 20 percent of our senior diplomats,” and “less than 15 percent of senior military officers and senior intelligence officials.”
Rice said the thing that “distinguishes” America “from so many other countries is not just the might of our military or the size of our economy,” but “our innovation, our fearlessness, and our diversity.”
Don’t you feel better knowing this is what Obama’s security advisers spend their time thinking about?