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 victor of the war in Iraq is Iran.

Role as the leading upholder of democracy and law.

test Iraq's promise thoroughly and comprehensively in the days and weeks ahead.

The good news is that progress toward freedom, prosperity and justice can be made when democratic countries refuse to accept anything less, when brave people stand together, and when agencies such as USAID receive the backing they need to help.

The Russian-U.S. relationship is so important and so broad that it could not be damaged by the Kosovo situation,

There are gaps. We're trying to narrow those gaps,

Russia has a major contribution to make to stability in the Balkans. Russia shares our concern that conflict not engulf the region again, and Russia is a key partner in efforts to build a secure and prosperous Europe,

That clearly was the most difficult day, and very emotional. And [it was] very, very hard to explain what had happened and talk to the families,

The greatest thrill in my life was to represent the United States of America.

The Security Council sent a very strong message... listen to the international community.

There are indications that it will not happen on schedule but we hope very much that it would be as close to on schedule as possible... I think that it's important for the Israelis to move forward on the deployment.

Saddam Hussein is a congenital liar, and he cheats and he steals and he cannot be allowed to defy the international community,

That treaty has been amended before, and there is no good reason it cannot be amended again to reflect new threats from third countries.

The hope is that (Netanyahu and Arafat) will reconnect.

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.

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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