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Albright was the US representative to the UN and secretary of state under President Bill Clinton, dies at 84

Albright's experience as a refugee prompted her to push for the US to be a superpower that used that clout.

She wanted a "muscular internationalism", said James O'Brien, a senior adviser to Albright during the Bosnian war.

A staunch supporter of the idea of American exceptionalism, which critics say is the premise that fuels Washington's global hegemony, Albright famously said in 1998: "We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall and we see further than other countries into the future."

After a UN-commissioned study found that more than 500,000 Iraqi children had died in Iraq as a result of US-led sanctions after the first Gulf war, Albright defended the policy in an interview in 1996.

    "I think this is a very hard choice, but the price - we think the price is worth it."

Biden use of cluster munition a very hard choice ... offender of International law and defined as a war crime.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Fri Aug 18th, 2023 at 09:58:52 AM EST
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