Susan Rice to release memoir in October
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Susan Rice is getting tough — the Obama administration's national security adviser is penning a book called “Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For.”

The memoir, announced Tuesday by its publisher, Simon & Schuster, is poised to be released in October.

Rice's book will detail "previously untold stories behind recent national security challenges, including confrontations with Russia and China, the war against ISIS, the struggle to contain the fallout from Edward Snowden’s leaks, the U.S. response to Russian interference in the 2016 election, and the surreal transition to the Trump administration," according to promotional materials from the publisher.

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Rice’s name became “synonymous with Benghazi,” according to Simon & Schuster, after the Obama official made a series of widely criticized appearances on Sunday political shows following the deadly 2012 terrorist attacks in Libya.

In her book, Rice will reveal “the truth of her surprising story with unflinching honesty.”

Rice said in a statement that she was anxious to publish a memoir after becoming “synonymous with Benghazi,” according to The Associated Press.

Rice, the 54-year-old former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has been “often mischaracterized by political opponents,” according to promotional materials. She comes across in the book as “neither a villain nor victim, but a strong, compassionate leader.”