Madeleine Albright, fully Madeleine Korbelová Albright, born Marie Jana Korbelová

Madeleine
Albright, fully Madeleine Korbelová Albright, born Marie Jana Korbelová
1037

Czech-born American Politician, U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service, Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom, Director on the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations

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We have, in fact, gained because Saddam Hussein has reversed his course.

We were always willing, if they cooperated, to go to a comprehensive review.

What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change.

Will not make a decision on sending U.S. troops until we have an agreement in hand and can evaluate whether it meets the conditions President Clinton has outlined.

This is not directed at any particular region or country.

Unfortunately for the Iraqi people, instead of meeting these requirements, for six years, Saddam Hussein has lied, delayed, obstructed and tried to deceive.

We are obviously concerned about what is happening there and are urging all parties to exercise restraint.

We got what we came for.

This is not personal, this is business.

Unless the commitments necessary to end the violence are carried out in a way that is sustainable and mutually reinforcing, it will be difficult for the parties to change the realities on the ground.

We are seeing a shift from well-organized, local groups supported by state sponsors to more far-flung and loosely structured webs of terror,

We have a strategic opportunity to put the peace process back on track and we cannot afford to lose it,

This is not Saddam Hussein versus the United States... This is Saddam Hussein versus the United Nations.

Until the parties have accepted all provisions of the agreement, preparations for NATO military action will continue.

We are united in urging Belgrade to choose a future of integration, not destruction.

We have all been in very close touch with our Russian counterparts... I think it is evident from their perspective that Kostunica won the first round. They have said that.

This is pure speculation, but for a period of time, a lot of getting into a party was through fundraising and volunteer work, and Republican women had more time to do that than democratic women, who were out there getting jobs.

Use intelligence to shape policy, not twist intelligence to justify policy.

We are very concerned about the violence... It is clearly counterproductive in the peace process.

We have come to a wider agreement with the Russians.

This is the first concrete way of translating what happened in Dayton... For the first time in three-and-a-half years the Security Council is able to take action on resolutions that have something to do with the peace process rather than working with a war situation.

Used every trick in the book to prevent a fair campaign, rig the election and distort the results.

We are, of course, mindful that progress in ending discrimination occurs step by step and that each victory becomes a platform upon which the next may be built.

We have come too far in the process of Arab-Israeli peacemaking to allow the vultures of violence to shape the region's future.

This reflects the importance of the upcoming vote on China trade.

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First Name
Madeleine
Last Name
Albright, fully Madeleine Korbelová Albright, born Marie Jana Korbelová
Birth Date
1037
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Czech-born American Politician, U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service, Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom, Director on the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations