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Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born May 15, 1937) is a Czechoslovak-American politician and diplomat. She is the first woman to have become the United States Secretary of State. She served from 1997 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.


Born Marie Jana Korbelová, her family emigrated to the United States in 1948 from Czechoslovakia. Her diplomat father, Josef Korbel, settled their family in Denver, and she became a U.S. citizen in 1957. She graduated from Wellesley College in 1959 and earned a PhD from Columbia University in 1975, writing her thesis on the Prague Spring. She worked as an aide to Senator Edmund Muskie before taking a position under Zbigniew Brzezinski on the National Security Council. She served in that position until the end of President Jimmy Carter's lone term.


After leaving the National Security Council, Albright joined the academic staff of Georgetown University and advised Democratic candidates regarding foreign policy. After Clinton's victory in the 1992 presidential election, she helped assemble Clinton's National Security Council. In 1993, Clinton appointed her to the position of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. She held that position until 1997, when she succeeded Warren Christopher as Secretary of State. She served as Secretary of State until Clinton left office in 2001.


Albright currently serves as chair of Albright Stonebridge Group and as a professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. In May 2012, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama. Secretary Albright also serves as a director on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations.

"I think this is a very hard choice, but the price - we think the price is worth it."
Madeline Albright, commenting on the 500,000 Iraqi children who had died to UN imposed sanctions
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Madeleine Albright served as the U.S. secretary of state under President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001. She also has a new book out now titled "Fascism: A Warning." Madam Secretary, thank you so much for joining us this morning. Madeleine Albright: Good to be with you. Thank you. MARTIN: As ... Syria
Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state, was born into a totalitarian age. She was only a toddler when she and her parents, who were of Jewish descent but later converted to Catholicism, fled Czechoslovakia after Hitler's invasion in 1939. They returned following the war, but fled again in the wake ... Syria

March of the timesMadeleine Albright's guide to fascism, past and present. Dismissive of hyperbole, the former secretary of state is still nervy about Donald Trump ... Syria
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says Trump is 'most undemocratic president' in US history ... During an appearance on "The View" today, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright had some harsh words for President Donald Trump, calling him "the most undemocratic president we ... Syria
Madeleine Albright has created plenty of history herself — as the first woman to be U.S. Secretary of State, for example — but in the last several years, a different slice of the past has caught her eye. Noticing the rise of a new trend among world leaders, she recalled what she'd learned, through study and ... Syria
On April 28, 1945 — 73 years ago — Italians hung the corpse of their former dictator Benito Mussolini upside down next to a gas station in Milan. Two days later, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker beneath the streets of war-ravaged Berlin. Fascism, it appeared, was dead. To guard against a ... Syria

Madeleine Albright Sounds The Alarm On Fascism And Donald Trump. Dictators point to “Trump's own words to justify their repressive actions,” the former secretary of state writes. By Mary Papenfuss ... Syria
Madeleine Albright: Trump is the most anti-democratic president in American history. By Jacqueline Thomsen - 04/04/18 07:21 AM EDT. 6,712. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Google+ Google+. inShare ... Syria
The first state museum focused on the achievements of Colorado women was dedicated Wednesday at the historic Byers Evans House, with a proclamation from the governor and a push toward telling a diverse women's history. “We are committed to a woman's history that is completely inclusive and not ... Syria
Ann Richards, former Governor of Texas; 12. Elizabeth Warren, current U.S. Senator; 13. Frances Perkins, former U.S. Secretary of Labor; 14. Elaine Chao, current U.S. Secretary of Transportation; 15. Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State; 16. Nancy Pelosi, current U.S. House Minority Leader; ... Syria
More than a 500,000 Iraqi children had already died, a fact confirmed by then Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in her now infamous 60 Minutes interview with Leslie Stahl in 1998. Everyone agreed children's overall health had declined significantly. However, they needed more information and they ... Syria
At a 2016 campaign rally in New Hampshire, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright announced "a special place in hell" for women who dared make up their own minds instead of just buckling down and supporting Clinton. One begins to suspect that for Hillary Clinton, everything is all about Hillary ... Syria
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright visited Pyongyang shortly thereafter. She met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il to try and expand the Agreed Framework and prepare a potential visit by President Bill Clinton. But the talks ultimately failed. 2002: The Agreed Framework set up under Clinton broke ... Syria
U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright traveled to Pyongyang in 2000, and there were talks of a summit between Clinton and then-North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, the father of Kim Jong Un. But there was no arrangement before George W. Bush's election. The Agreed Framework broke down after U.S. ... Syria
BEIJING — If President Trump meets with Kim Jong-un, it will not be the first time a top American official has negotiated face to face with a member of the Kim dynasty. At the end of Bill Clinton's presidency, his secretary of state, Madeleine K. Albright, flew to Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, and spent six ... Syria
Madeleine Albright, Former and First Female Secretary of State, To Speak in Portland About Fighting Fascism. Albright will be at Revolution Hall on April 26. Tickets go on sale Friday. Credit: Commonwealth Club on Flickr. By Elise Herron |. Published March 8. Updated March 9. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright ... Syria
LONDON — Nearly a hundred years after Virginia Woolf wrote that a woman must have a room of her own, two British entrepreneurs are putting the iconic author's advice into action. The pair joined forces to open a women-only private members club for professional women, The AllBright, aimed at creating ... Syria

Elizabeth Dole, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Radcliffe Day will feature a tribute to Clinton from Albright, a global affairs trailblazer, followed by a wide-ranging keynote conversation between Clinton and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey '92. The day's program will open ... Syria
The Clinton administration tried to expand the Agreed Framework after North Korea began testing ballistic missiles in 1998. That effort culminated with a trip to Pyongyang by Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright in 2000, and what another American official, Wendy Sherman, later wrote were negotiations ... Syria
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright received the 2018 Jit Trainor Award for Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy on Feb. 12 for her contributions to diplomacy in her career. Nearly 300 students and staff gathered in Gaston Hall to hear Albright discuss the modern challenges to democracy ... Syria
... on the chance to see your favorite touring musicians and performers, nor miss the opportunity to buy tickets for events that will quickly sell out. So, below, we've compiled all of the big events that are going on sale in the next few days, ranging from Madeleine Albright to Justin Timberlake to Joey Bada$$. Syria
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, a distinguished professor of diplomacy at Georgetown University, received the 2018 Raymond “Jit” Trainor Award for Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy at a Gaston Hall ceremony Monday afternoon. The Jit Trainor Award, named after former registrar of ... Syria
Madeleine Albright Would Give Devin Nunes An 'F' For Memo Stunt. Serious shade from the former secretary of state and Georgetown professor. By Mary Papenfuss ... Syria
As President Trump holds meetings in Davos, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (1997-2001) reflects on the state of American foreign policy, Trump's tweets and why the State Department vacancies are "an embarrassment." ... Syria
Madeleine Albright: 'There is no room for mediocre women'. by Daniela Pierre-Bravo / Dec.05.2017 / 5:33 PM ET. Former U. S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright speaks in Washington on Oct. 6, 2016.Alex Wong / Getty ... Madeleine Albright made history as America's first female Secretary of State. But like many women, ... Syria
Turning Point: North Korea tests advanced ballistic missile technology. When the two met in the Oval Office soon after the 2016 election, Barack Obama reportedly told Donald Trump that the Democratic Republic of North Korea, or D.P.R.K., would be the most serious national security challenge he would ... Syria
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is warning of a looming worldwide political threat. In her new book, "Fascism: A Warning," she argues contemporary world leaders are turning to the same tactics used by fascists like Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini nearly a century ago. "We should be awake ...
Past attendees have included Hillary Clinton, Viola Davis, Oprah Winfrey, and Madeleine Albright. This year's festivities will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center and will also feature Gretchen Carlson, among several others. The announcement comes just after the former first lady released additional ...
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright received the 2018 Jit Trainor Award for Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy on Feb. 12 for her contributions to diplomacy in her career. Nearly 300 students and staff gathered in Gaston Hall to hear Albright discuss the modern challenges to democracy ...
... on the chance to see your favorite touring musicians and performers, nor miss the opportunity to buy tickets for events that will quickly sell out. So, below, we've compiled all of the big events that are going on sale in the next few days, ranging from Madeleine Albright to Justin Timberlake to Joey Bada$$.
Had he engaged with Kim Yo Jong, he would have faced criticism of a different sort—like the kind Madeleine Albright, the Clinton-era secretary of state, got for meeting Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang. That visit followed years of quiet diplomacy yielding a deal under which the North agreed to ultimately end its ...
A Mercy College student in New York City, Uwiringiyimana has shared the world stage with other human rights activists such as Angelina Jolie, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Tina Brown. She also testified before the United Nations in 2014 at the request of Ambassador Samantha Power ...
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright delivered a scathing hit-and-run Twitter attack on Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) for the House Intelligence Committee memo he orchestrated slamming the FBI investigation of a one-time member of President Donald Trump's campaign.
The first US female Secretary of State is coming to Denver. This April 18, Madeleine Albright will be at the Tattered Cover on Colfax to discuss and sign her newest book Fascism: A Warning. READ: 27 Unique Things To Do in Denver This Weekend. In the book, Albright attempts to “teach the lessons we ...
As President Trump holds meetings in Davos, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (1997-2001) reflects on the state of American foreign policy, Trump's tweets and why the State Department vacancies are "an embarrassment." ...
U.S. President Bill Clinton walks with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Vice President Al Gore in Maryland, Oct. 18, 1998. AP/Official White House photo/HO. Preacher Pence's speech to Israel's Knesset had everything but fire and brimstone · Americans more ...
In 1968 the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia aimed at quelling the infectious Prague Spring, became in the words of my mentor, Josef Korbel (Madeleine Albright's father), "the inextinguishable spark" for future democratic revolutions. That happened in 1989 as playwright Vaclav Havel, "an outstanding ...
The United States is becoming less engaged in the world in order to focus on fixing problems at home, but that shift is creating a power vacuum that will be filled by countries that don't share U.S. values, according to Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state under ...
Kasich shared the call with Madeline Albright, former Secretary of State, and Michael Abramowitz, the president of Freedom House. The organization's yearly report offers an assessment of political rights and civil liberties country by country around the world. According to this year's report, the United States ...
Former Clinton Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discussed the recent goings-on in Trump's White House with CNN's Fareed Zakaria and suggested that chief strategist Steve Bannon is the one "pulling the strings." I think that it is a very unfortunate image, because clearly, Mr. Bannon is more than a ...
Maybe we should even be more provocative, as Madeleine Albright was when she said that “There is a special place in hell for women who do not help other women”; or even like Marilyn Monroe when she said that “Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition.” Then we should openly wonder if the ...
Al Franken, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. In their remarks, the fellow Democrats praised Mondale's career in public service and his commitment to honesty and caring for people of all backgrounds. Walter Mondale addresses group at his birthday celebration. Former Vice President ...
US President Donald Trump continues to receive sharp public rebukes over one remarkably insulting phrase, which he later denied. Donald Trump's former rival in the presidential race, Hillary Clinton, issued a reminder of the anniversary of the disastrous earthquake in Haiti, commenting on the US ...
WELLESLEY, Mass. — Several of the world's most influential women are coming to Wellesley College this month for a program that educates the next generation of women leaders. The ninth annual event hosted by the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs starts Monday with former U.S. ...
Wellesley College this month will host several of the world's most influential women in private events put together as part of the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs program. Although not open to the public, many of the events will be livestreamed. Here are the luminaries with whom we will ...
President Donald Trump is so "erratic" that Congress should take control of foreign policy, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said on Friday. The one-time top diplomat posted her comment on Twitter, arguing that Trump's barrage of posts since New Year's Day—including one about the size of his ...
Friends and family recalled his intricate replica boats made from silver as well as his pride in working on two pins for former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who is a pin aficionado. Harwood, who lived in Natick, enjoyed making pieces with his hands. “You sit down ... and make something. That's half ...
Madeleine Albright, one of several scholar–statespersons the unique American spoils system used to produce as secretary of state, characterised the United States as 'the indispensable power'. In relation to East Asia today, that description seems no longer salient. In this vein, perhaps thirty years from now ...
John Kerry & Madeleine Albright among ex-national security officials against Trump's travel ban Former Secretaries of State John Kerry and Madeleine Albright are among the 10 former national security and foreign policy officials who have signed declarations in support of the federal lawsuit against the ...
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright led the United States Department of State during one of the last big efforts to reorganize of the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, and the U.S. should heed some lessons from the past, she told Devex in an ...


 

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