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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They have really seized, I believe, a historic opportunity.

They know, as we do, that there is a lot of work ahead of us.

There is nothing inevitable about the tensions between our two countries or on the Korean peninsula or in the region.

They must have been close to something on whether on whether biological or chemical weapons were used on prisoners.

There really is a desire to move it (peace process) forward. There is a seriousness of purpose that validates that fact and that gives us a reason to keep pushing it.

They recognize this is an historic opportunity and that the killing must stop.

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,

There's an incredible amount of work to be done, both in the military-to-military context and on the diplomatic front, and we're going to take this one step at a time and keep a clear vision.

This country must not slide into the abyss of a devastating civil war again. The stability of West Africa is too important to permit a return to the power struggles of recent years.

There's Madeleine, and then there's ''. And I sometimes kind of think, who is this person? Once you become '' it doesn't go away.

This embassy stands as a reminder that the terrorists who sought to destroy it failed utterly to achieve their ends. They wanted to force America to retreat from the world. We have not and will not.

These are unlikely subjects for a one-day miracle... but the stakes are high and we are determined to seek common ground. Success would make both our countries safer.

This is a huge, historic opportunity.

These historic indictments matter because they demonstrate to Milosevic's victims that the world cares,

This is a moment on the Korean peninsula and in our bilateral relations that is rich with opportunity, and we would be poor diplomats indeed if we failed to seize them,

These people have to go back; otherwise there are no people in Kosovo,

This is a new one from a historical point of view. I am really very happy.

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.

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First Name
Madeleine
Last Name
Albright, fully Madeleine Korbelová Albright, born Marie Jana Korbelová
Birth Date
1037
Bio

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