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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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.

Virulent attacks against our people.

We believe that Croatia's future lies in the democratic community we are building. We hold Croatia to the standards of this community, not the standards of this region's autocratic and violent past.

We have insisted that (North Korea) cease its long-range missile development, production and export program... We are at a critical juncture in our relations with Pyongyang. The choice is for the North to behave in a way that allows for a positive direction in our relations.

Those coming home tomorrow represent, I believe, the very best of America... They were typical of the extraordinary people who protect our interests and promote our values in American diplomatic outposts around the world. They deserve our gratitude and their families our support and prayers.

We agree that the killing must be fully investigated and those responsible brought to justice,

We believe that it is important for American travelers to be very vigilant when they are abroad and to get in touch with American embassies and consulates there and also to try to avoid large crowds.

We have made clear that it has to be a fully democratic government, and that Milosevic should not have a role in it... And as we talk about lifting the sanctions, I think that this is obviously one of the things we have in mind, but so does everybody else.

Time and time again, Milosevic has taken half steps to avoid the consequences of his actions... NATO will be overhead and next door.

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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