10 October 2018 Current Affairs:
Indian American Nikki Haley resigned as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations (UN). Despite her statement that she will not run for the 2020 election, it is expected that she might contest in the 2020 presidential election. In her political career, she was the Governor of South Carolina. She was elected as the State’s first woman Governor in 2010. She was offered the job of Ambassador to the UN by President Donald Trump.
Ms.Haley has carved out a space for herself in the Republican politics in America. She raised her voice against racism and on issues of gender. Her tenure at the UN has been marked by her strident campaign against Russia, Iran and Syria. Mr.Trump appreciated her service.