Linda Thomas-Greenfield testifies during her confirmation hearing in Washington in January. The US Senate has confirmed her as President Biden's United Nations ambassador. Photo: AP
Linda Thomas-Greenfield testifies during her confirmation hearing in Washington in January. The US Senate has confirmed her as President Biden's United Nations ambassador. Photo: AP

politico | Linda Thomas-Greenfield headed to crisis-plagued UN as China challenges loom

  • Joe Biden’s pick for UN envoy was confirmed by the Senate after facing tough questions over the extent to which she will confront Chinese authoritarianism
  • Experts say her experience across Africa will be necessary to advance US relationships and contain China’s growing influence across the UN system

Linda Thomas-Greenfield testifies during her confirmation hearing in Washington in January. The US Senate has confirmed her as President Biden's United Nations ambassador. Photo: AP
Linda Thomas-Greenfield testifies during her confirmation hearing in Washington in January. The US Senate has confirmed her as President Biden's United Nations ambassador. Photo: AP
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