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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 15, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 15, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 15, 2014
By United Press International
Secretary Kerry toasts French President Hollande during U.S. visit

Secretary Kerry toasts French President Hollande during U.S. visit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Secretary of State John Kerry hosted French President Francois Hollande for lunch at the State Department Tuesday during Hollande's visit to Washington, D.C.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
By United Press International

Hillary Clinton honored with Lantos Human Rights award

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was honored Friday with the 2013 Lantos Human Rights Award.

Madeleine Albright: Independent journalism is foundation of democracy

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said independent journalism is the foundation of democracy and a weapon against totalitarianism.

Hillary Clinton announces new women's project

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking at a conference Friday in Philadelphia, announced a "No Ceilings" project for women around the world.

Ex-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright sees thaw in U.S.-China ties

HOUSTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said bilateral ties between the United States and China are getting personalized.
Obama, Abbas meet at U.N.

Obama, Abbas meet at U.N.

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Palestinian President Mahmoud has "consistently rejected violence" and "has recognized the need for peace" in the Middle East.
Former Secretary of State Albright joins Twitter

Former Secretary of State Albright joins Twitter

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The United States' first female secretary of state, Madeleine Albright, said she's joined the social medium Twitter.

Madeleine Albright: 'We don't have to trust' Russia on Syria

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said she doesn't trust Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the United States has to be able to work with him.
No easy fixes for NATO

No easy fixes for NATO

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- To paraphrase Shakespeare: Alas poor NATO. We knew it well.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Arab spending focus of U.S. hearing

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- Corruption and economic growth must be considered when assessing the underlying cause of Middle East revolutions, a U.S. lawmaker said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 15, 2013
By United Press International
Albright, Brzezinski back Hagel

Albright, Brzezinski back Hagel

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A group of former U.S. secretaries of state and defense sent a letter to the U.S. Senate endorsing former Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary.
Albright praises Obama, chides Romney

Albright praises Obama, chides Romney

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Even as both U.S. presidential hopefuls discuss nation-building at home, the United States won't become isolated, ex-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said.
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Madeleine Korbel Albright (born May 15, 1937) is the first woman to become a United States Secretary of State. She was appointed by U.S. President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was unanimously confirmed by a U.S. Senate vote of 99-0. She was sworn in on January 23, 1997.

Albright now serves as a Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service. Her PhD is from Columbia University. She holds honorary degrees from the University of Washington (2002); Smith College (2003); University of Winnipeg (2005); the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007), and Knox College (2008). Secretary Albright also serves as a Director on the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Albright is fluent in English, French, Russian, and Czech; she speaks and reads Polish and Serbo-Croatian as well.

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