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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The status quo is not acceptable, ... We need more resources to support our people, operations and programs. These are investments that will pay large dividends rapidly.

There are some specific security threats to a variety of embassies... We are taking precautions... in what is a dangerous situation in the world, with terrorists.

Saddam's goal is to achieve the lifting of U.N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed.

That visit will allow for further discussions on regional security issues and other matters of mutual concern, ... rich with opportunity.

The immediate restoration of their freedom of movement and access to others, including foreign diplomats.

The struggle to reveal and deal with the full truth surrounding the handling of Holocaust-era assets is wrenching, but also cathartic, ... Only by knowing and being honest about the past, can we gain peace in the present and confidence in the future.

There are tough choices to be made by each side.

Security is an inherent, inextricable and indispensable component of all our jobs.

The (Colombian) government's ambitious eradication campaign, to date, has met with heavy resistance from traffickers and armed insurgents.

The issue of the Palestinian state, as we have said many, many times, is not an issue that is going to be declared unilaterally or be strengthened by various symbols.

The system he (President Hosni Mubarak) is recommending would make it virtually impossible for truly independent parties to participate. Sham democracy should be exposed for what it truly is.

There are, however, new threats in the world that I think both countries need to consider.

See how the process moves forward.

The administration does not agree with those who suggest we should deploy hundreds of thousands of American troops to engage militarily in a ground war in Iraq.

The magic of America is that we're a free and open society with a mixed population. Part of our security is our freedom.

The terrorist threat is a long-term one... It's very important for Americans to understand that we are involved in a long-term struggle.

There clearly are concerns in our relationship and those can best be dealt with through direct dialogue.

Seemed very poised, somebody who is ready to assume his duties.

The authorities in Belgrade used every trick in the book to prevent a fair campaign, rig the election and distort the results... In so doing, they have fooled no one. Milosevic has been repudiated and claims by his regime to the contrary are laughable.

The main thing is to remain oneself, under any circumstances; that was and is our common purpose.

The two parties are the ones that have to make the hard decisions, but the United States has to be there, ... They need a catalyst, they need to have somebody there as an honest broker. It's in our national interest that we be involved.

There is a direct linkage between extreme poverty and the under-valuing of women; we cannot defeat one without attacking the other.

Seize this opportunity to achieve an interim settlement agreement in Kosovo.

The ban on new U.S. investment in Burma is the latest in a series of sanctions the United States has imposed in response to the utter lack of political freedom in that country... and because its government has failed to cooperate in the war against drugs.

The military option remains on the table.

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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