Over the past three weeks, global hots pots have flared. But during that period, one voice has been notably quiet. The chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has not appeared on a Sunday talk show, and appears to be deliberately keeping a low profile. Senator John Kerry, in one of the most politically sensitive moments of his career, is under consideration to replace Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a decision that could be announced soon. But he is in competition with United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, who has played a highly visible role and has been under fire for comments she made.
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