Madeleine Albright

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Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Korbelová; May 15, 1937) is an American politician and diplomat.wikipedia
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Wellesley College

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Albright graduated from Wellesley College in 1959 and earned a PhD from Columbia University in 1975, writing her thesis on the Prague Spring.
Notable alumnae include Hillary Rodham Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Katharine Lee Bates, Cokie Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Nora Ephron, Pamela Melroy, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Soong Mei-ling and Bing Xin.

School of Foreign Service

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Albright has served as chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group since 2009 and is currently a professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.
Its faculty has also included many distinguished figures in international affairs, such as the former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, and the former President of Poland Aleksander Kwaśniewski.

Josef Korbel

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Her diplomat father, Josef Korbel, settled their family in Denver, and she became a U.S. citizen in 1957. Born Marie Jana Korbelová in 1937 in the Smíchov district of Prague, Czechoslovakia, she is a daughter of Anna (néee Spieglová) and Josef Korbel, a Czech diplomat.
His daughter Madeleine Albright served as Secretary of State under President Bill Clinton, and he was the mentor of George W. Bush's Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice.

United States Ambassador to the United Nations

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In 1993, Clinton appointed her to the position of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
Many prominent U.S. politicians and diplomats have held the post, including Adlai Stevenson II, George H. W. Bush, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Madeleine Albright, and Nikki Haley.

Warren Christopher

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She held that position until 1997, when she succeeded Warren Christopher as Secretary of State.
He left office in 1997, and was succeeded by Madeleine Albright.

Zbigniew Brzezinski

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She worked as an aide to Senator Edmund Muskie before taking a position under Zbigniew Brzezinski on the National Security Council.
He also taught future Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who, like Brzezinski's widow Emily, is of Czech descent, and who he also mentored during her early years in Washington.

Georgetown University

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After leaving the National Security Council, Albright joined the academic staff of Georgetown University and advised Democratic candidates regarding foreign policy.
Many former politicians choose to teach at Georgetown, including the former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Jeane Kirkpatrick, U.S. Agency for International Development administrator Andrew Natsios, National Security Advisor Anthony Lake, and CIA director George Tenet.

Condoleezza Rice

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He became dean of the university's school of international relations and later taught future U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Rice was the first female African-American Secretary of State, as well as the second African-American Secretary of State (after Colin Powell), and the second female Secretary of State (after Madeleine Albright).

Josef Korbel School of International Studies

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In 2008 the school was named as the Josef Korbel School of International Studies in his honor.
It is named in honor of the founding dean, Josef Korbel, father of former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

Joseph Medill Patterson Albright

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There she met Joseph Medill Patterson Albright.
He is the former husband of Madeleine Albright.

United States Secretary of State

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She is the first female United States Secretary of State in U.S. history, having served from 1997 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.
Second is Madeleine Albright with 96. The record for most air miles traveled in a secretary's tenure is 1,417,576 miles by John Kerry.

Cherry Hills Village, Colorado

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Albright spent her teen years in Denver, and in 1955 graduated from the Kent Denver School in Cherry Hills Village, a suburb of Denver.
Kent Denver School, which counts former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright among its alumni

Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

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Albright studied international relations and continued in Russian at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, a division of Johns Hopkins University in the capital.
Madeleine Albright – Former U.S. Secretary of State (attended SAIS, but did not earn degree)

Columbia University

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Albright graduated from Wellesley College in 1959 and earned a PhD from Columbia University in 1975, writing her thesis on the Prague Spring.
Other political figures educated at Columbia include former U.S President Barack Obama, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank Alan Greenspan, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. Dwight D. Eisenhower served as the thirteenth president of Columbia University from 1948 to 1953.

Council on Foreign Relations

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Secretary Albright also serves as a director on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Madeleine K. Albright – Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group LLC and former U.S. Secretary of State (1997–2001). Currently serves on the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Policy Board.

School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

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(It was later renamed as the political science department, and is located within the School of International and Public Affairs).
Madeleine Albright former United States Secretary of State

William Cohen

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In February 1998, Albright partook in a town-hall style meeting at St. John Arena in Columbus where she, William Cohen, and Sandy Berger attempted to make the case for military action in Iraq.
Described as "a Republican moderate from Maine, something of a maverick centrist" by David Halberstam, Cohen had very good working relations with President Clinton and National Security Adviser Sandy Berger and "almost ideal" collaboration with the Joint Chiefs of Staff; however, he often clashed with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, whom he saw as "a grandstander, too outspoken on policy matters and too eager to use military force".

United States nationality law

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She became a U.S. citizen in 1957, and joined the College Democrats of America.
The highest-ranking naturalized citizens to have been excluded from the Presidential Line of Succession were Henry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright, each of whom would have been fourth in line as Secretary of State had they been natural born citizens.

Richard A. Clarke

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In 1996, Albright entered into a secret pact with Richard Clarke, Michael Sheehan, and James Rubin to overthrow U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who was running unopposed for a second term in the 1996 selection.
During the Rwandan genocide of 1994, Clarke advised Madeleine Albright, then US Ambassador to the United Nations, to request the UN to withdraw all UN troops from the country.

1996 United Nations Secretary-General selection

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In 1996, Albright entered into a secret pact with Richard Clarke, Michael Sheehan, and James Rubin to overthrow U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who was running unopposed for a second term in the 1996 selection.
U.S. ambassador Madeleine Albright criticized Boutros-Ghali for the failed raid, and U.S. president Bill Clinton announced that future U.S. peacekeepers "will be under American command."

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

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In 1996, Albright entered into a secret pact with Richard Clarke, Michael Sheehan, and James Rubin to overthrow U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who was running unopposed for a second term in the 1996 selection. During her tenure at the U.N., she had a rocky relationship with the U.N. Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, whom she criticized as "disengaged" and "neglect[ful]" of genocide in Rwanda.
U.S. ambassador Madeleine Albright asked Boutros-Ghali to resign and offered to establish a foundation for him to run, an offer that other Western diplomats called "ludicrous."

Prague

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Born Marie Jana Korbelová in 1937 in the Smíchov district of Prague, Czechoslovakia, she is a daughter of Anna (néee Spieglová) and Josef Korbel, a Czech diplomat.
Conferences have attracted a number of prominent thinkers, Nobel laureates, former and acting politicians, business leaders and other individuals like: Frederik Willem de Klerk, Bill Clinton, Nicholas Winton, Oscar Arias Sánchez, Dalai Lama, Hans Küng, Shimon Peres and Madeleine Albright.

Smíchov

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Born Marie Jana Korbelová in 1937 in the Smíchov district of Prague, Czechoslovakia, she is a daughter of Anna (néee Spieglová) and Josef Korbel, a Czech diplomat.
Madeleine Albright, former United States Secretary of State (January 23, 1997 – January 20, 2001), first female to hold the post

Council of Women World Leaders

She is also the co-chair of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor and was the chairwoman of the Council of Women World Leaders Women's Ministerial Initiative up until November 16, 2007, succeeded by Margot Wallström.
Madeleine Albright: Founding Chair of the Ministerial Initiative (1996–2007); Secretary of State of the United States (1997–2001)

Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor

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She is also the co-chair of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor and was the chairwoman of the Council of Women World Leaders Women's Ministerial Initiative up until November 16, 2007, succeeded by Margot Wallström.
The Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor, co-chaired by former U.S. secretary of state Madeleine Albright and Hernando de Soto, Peruvian economist and founder of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), was launched in 2005 by a group of developing and industrialized countries including Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Guatemala, Iceland, India, Norway, Sweden, South Africa, Tanzania and the United Kingdom, and completed its work in 2008.