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Madeleine Albright

Data de nascimento: 15. Maio 1937


Madeleine Korbel Albright, nascida como Marie Jana Korbel , é uma política americana nomeada como 64ª Secretária de Estado dos Estados Unidos, tendo sido a primeira mulher no cargo. Foi nomeada pelo presidente Bill Clinton em 5 de dezembro de 1996 e confirmada por unanimidade pelo Senado dos Estados Unidos por 99-0. Prestou juramento em 23 de Janeiro de 1997. Hoje é professora na universidade de Georgetown.

Citações Madeleine Albright


„There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.“

— Madeleine K. Albright
Keynote speech at "Celebrating Inspiration" luncheon with the WNBA's All-Decade Team, quoted in Mechelle Voepel, ESPN (July 13, 2006)


„What's the point of having this superb military that you're always talking about if we can't use it?“

— Madeleine K. Albright
To Colin Powell, then chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in the 1990s, on Bosnia, recounted in Madam Secretary (2003), p. 182

„What really troubles me is that democracy is getting a bad name because it is identified with imposition and occupation. I'm for democracy, but imposing democracy is an oxymoron. People have to choose democracy, and it has to come up from below.“

— Madeleine K. Albright
When asked what she considered the greatest mistake of the George W. Bush administration, [ interview with Deborah Solomon], New York Times (April 23, 2006)


„I think this is a very hard choice, but the price — we think the price is worth it.“

— Madeleine K. Albright
[ Stated] on CBS's 60 Minutes (May 12, 1996) in reply to Lesley Stahl's question "We have heard that half a million children have died. I mean, that's more children than died in Hiroshima. And, you know, is the price worth it?" Albright was U.S. ambassador to the United Nations at the time.

„Armageddon is not a foreign policy.“

— Madeleine K. Albright
Speech at Harvard forum (April 11, 2007)

„Mahmoud Abbas is a puppet.“

— Madeleine K. Albright
(BBC HARDTALK 17-MAY-2004) uncut version.

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