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Madeline Albright

My Head Tells Me to Fear the Refugees, My Heart Tells Me to Love Them

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

A friend told me the other day that her daughter cancelled her flight to come home for Thanksgiving because she feared another Paris-like attack in this country. She's driving, instead.

Hillary Clinton: Unfit for the Presidency

Bruce Fein | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics
Bruce Fein

If you crave presidential lawlessness, war crimes, and international mayhem, you should adore Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton.

Overcoming Fear: Women And Climate Change

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 10.05.2015 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Living in a sacrifice zone is no way to live. Many of us care about our relationship to climate change -- now we need to reach beyond and help women across the globe move from fear to caring about solutions.

Seduction Diplomacy

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.03.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

As nationalism may seduce the masses, so may vanity have the same effect upon individual diplomats engaged in conflict resolution. While some may debate what strategic interests, conspiracies or prejudices are at play in motivating policy, too frequently it may be the egos of the personalities involved.

An Aging United Nations in 2015. But How About a New United Nations in 2020?

Tad Daley | Posted 07.20.2015 | World
Tad Daley

What kind of United Nations would we invent if we were designing it from scratch today?

A Call for Just Security

Don Kraus | Posted 06.16.2015 | World
Don Kraus

We are in danger of losing the most pressing global security and justice challenges of our times. That's what motivates a prestigious blue ribbon panel, co-chaired by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright and Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the former Foreign Minister of Nigeria and UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

Jeb Bush Re-Writes the History of the Iraq War

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Nothing illustrates better the moral and intellectual bankruptcy of the Republican war hawks who call themselves presidential candidates than their attempts to whitewash the history of how this nation went to war in Iraq.

Madeleine Albright To Grads: 'All I See Are Doers'

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 05.19.2015 | College

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright called on graduates to stand up to the myriad complications facing the world today at the Tufts Universit...

4 Reasons Why Madeleine Albright Is The Fitness Hero We Need In 2015

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living

There are many reasons to admire Madeleine Albright: She's an accomplished diplomat, the first woman to become Secretary of State and a speaker of fou...

The Real Two Party System

Trey Lyon | Posted 10.08.2014 | Religion
Trey Lyon

To some, fear is a motivator, to others a sales tactic and to still others, a sign of weakness. Ironically, that sentence is equally true when the word "fear" is replaced with the word "hope."

WATCH: A Conversation With Former U.S. Secretary Of State Madeleine Albright

Posted 08.01.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 2:30 - 3:30pm MDT (4:30 - 5:30pm EST). Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright talks with fellows from the Aspen Global Lead...

Women in Business Q&A: Johanna Osburn, Executive Director of DIFFA

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Johanna Osburn was appointed the Executive Director of DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS in 2013. Working with a diverse Board of Tru...

'We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers' -- Madeleine Albright

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

It seems that despite whatever statistics are presented to show evidence of climate change, a vocal contingency continues to question the findings. It has become an ongoing source of contention and debate.

Former Secretary Of State To Receive Big Award

AP | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will receive the U.S. Military Academy's annual Thayer Awar...

You Know That 'Special Place in Hell?'

Emily Bennington | Posted 05.09.2013 | Women
Emily Bennington

Watching my mother pick up the financial pieces of her life over and over again is why I talk about careers and, frankly, why I've worked so hard in my own. My husband is an amazing man and I love him dearly, but if he left me tomorrow, I could stand on my feet. I tripled my salary in eight years so, yes, I'd be fine.

Here's Why Obama Is Right About Susan Rice

Alexia Parks | Posted 01.29.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Women excel at negotiation, diplomacy and collaboration. In today's volatile, interconnected world, what is needed is more nurturing and collaboration.

Sam Stein

Clinton Aides, Obama Camp Take Different Approaches To Bush's Legacy | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As she watched her fellow former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice address the Republican Convention in Tampa last week, Madelein...

Women Leaders Still Face Challenges

Pamela Trotman Reid | Posted 07.08.2012 | Women
Pamela Trotman Reid

Educators and parents can work together to give young women confidence and the tools to be bold and wise.

Obama Awarding Big Honor

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The first female secretary of state, a former astronaut, and a musical pioneer are among this year's recipients of the Medal of Fre...

Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

A well-placed brooch became not only Ms. Albright's fashion signature, but a silent signal to her host about what she expected from their meeting. "Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection" is on view at the Denver Art Museum.

Chuck Manatt, One of America's Great Democracy Activists, Both Here and Abroad

John Sullivan | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
John Sullivan

Charles T. (Chuck) Manatt passed away late last month at the age of 75. As Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 1981 to 1985, Chuck rebuilt that organization into a much more powerful force in the national political scene.

Women in the World: Stories and Solutions Summit 2011

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

Women In the World: Stories and Solutions continues to lead and lay the groundwork for amplifying concerns that have too long remained out of view.

President Clinton Reflects on the Bosnian War and Announces the First Clinton Global Initiative Commitment of 2011

Lauren Yanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lauren Yanks

This Wednesday, February 9, I attended an event hosted by President Clinton titled, "America at a Crossroads: The Dayton Accords and the Beginning of ...

TEDwomen 2010: "Reshaping the Future"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

When it was announced that the TED enterprise -- which features global conferences with idea innovators and change agents -- was gearing up to present a TEDwomen conference, there was immediate push back.

The Meanings of Kosovo

Sohrab Ahmari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sohrab Ahmari

To fair-minded Muslims willing to question the hate preachers and conspiracists in their communities, there is no better proof of America's decency than American leadership during the Kosovo crisis.