May 26, 2022


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Madeleine Albright, the first female Secretary of State, has died

She made history as the first woman to hold the post of Secretary of State. Madeleine Albright He died of cancer on Wednesday at the age of 84.

U.S. State Department spokesman Nate Price said his death was a “disaster.” “She was a pioneer,” he said. “As the first woman Secretary of State, she led most of our business.”

Deportation against Hitler

Madeleine Albright was born on May 15, 1937, into a Jewish family in Prague. Daughter of a diplomat, she was deported to London in 1938 after Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia. Then his family emigrated to the United States in 1948, where brilliant courses helped them reach the highest levels of power.

He first served as US ambassador to the UN (1993-1997), where he left his mark, especially during the US invasion of Kosovo. Bill Clinton then made him head of diplomacy between 1997 and 2001.

“Reptile” Putin

Madeleine Albright watched Vladimir Putin’s political upheaval until he was elected president. After meeting him in 2000, he wrote in one of his notebooks:

“Putin is small and pale, very cold, he’s almost reptile. He understood the reasons for the fall of the Berlin Wall, but he did not anticipate the collapse of the Soviet Union,” he said. ⁇

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A month ago, Madeleine Albright released His last editorial In New York TimesPrior to the Russian invasion, the Russian president Just recognized The separatist territories in Donbass are “republics”. Considering this as justification for an invasion, he wrote: “Putin is making a historic mistake. He criticized Putin’s” correctness “that” Ukraine was created entirely by Russia. ” Invading Mr. Confirming Putin’s stigma would cripple his country economically and strategically affect the united Western alliance. ⁇