USC international law professor: Haley performance excellent for first big test in UN role

SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK, 22 SEPTEMBER 2017, FEAT. PROF. JOEL SAMUELS

Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, now U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, was thrust in the international spotlight this week with the situation in North Korea.

 

University of South Carolina international law professor Joel Samuels told South Carolina Radio Network that he thinks she did well. “She has done a very good job of marshaling international support using diplomacy to bring together a collation on the security council,” said Samuels.

Samuels said the former governor did well given her lack of major diplomatic experience. “It’s been a very impressive show by her as a relatively new player on the international stage and as ambassador to the United Nations,” said Samuels.

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