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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Too often, the innocent-whether women, children, or men--are forced to play the role of victim, a part they do not choose, but in the absence of power, cannot escape.

We are not going to negotiate with him.

We do have a credible force in the region and are prepared to use it in an appropriate way at a time of our choosing,

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.

There seems to be more of an understanding of the historic opportunity that exists... We have a greater sense of optimism ... I have a sense that there is a desire to seize the moment.

They were casualties of a new kind of confrontation that looms as the new century begins.

There will be no further violence and further escalation.

Think of the blood that is in my family veins.

There's absolutely no proof that there is a connection.

This blatant, heavy-handed action is only the latest outrage committed against Aung San Suu Kyi and other party leaders by Burmese authorities,

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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