Last updated on: 9/17/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Madeleine K. Albright, PhD Biography

Title:
Former US Secretary of State
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“The ideas of Camp David [two mutually recognized sovereign states proposal] need to be resurrected, they’re logical… We came very close to a solution.”

“Albright Favours Return to Camp David Proposals,” Canadian Jewish News, Apr. 25, 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Mortara Distinguished Professor of Diplomacy, Georgetown University
  • Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group
  • Chair, Albright Capital Management LLC
  • Member, Board of Trustees, The Aspen Insitute
  • Chair, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
  • Chair, Pew Global Attitudes Project
  • US Secretary of State under President William J. Clinton, 1997-2001
  • US Ambassador to the United Nations, 1992-1997
  • Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University, 1982–1993
  • Staff member, National Security Council, 1978-1981
  • Chief Legislative Assistant to Senator Edmund S. Muskie, 1976-1978
  • Awarded fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Former President, Center for National Policy
  • Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Soviet and European Affairs
  • Member, Council on Foreign Relations
Education:
  • PhD, Columbia University, Department of Public Law and Government, 1976
  • MA, Columbia University, Department of Public Law and Government, 1968
  • Certificate, Russian Institute, Columbia University, 1968
  • BA, Wellesley College, Political Science, 1959
Other:
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