Madeleine K. Albright

Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group LLC

Madeleine K. Albright is chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and chair of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. Dr. Albright was the 64th secretary of state of the United States, becoming in 1997 the first female secretary of state and the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. From 1993 to 1997, Dr. Albright served as the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations and was a member of the president's Cabinet. She is a professor in the practice of diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Dr. Albright chairs both the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and the Pew Global Attitudes Project. She is also the president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation and serves on the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Policy Board. In 2012, she was chosen by President Obama to receive the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in recognition of her contributions to international peace and democracy. She is based in Washington, DC.

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Reuters: Building a New Future for Turkey

Authors: Madeleine K. Albright and Stephen J. Hadley

The U.S.-Turkey relationship has become increasingly important as a result of the continuing violence in Syria and ongoing debate over Iran's nuclear program. In this crucial time, the two countries have an opportunity to work together to help shape the Middle East, including the challenges of ensuring the stability of Iraq, containing Iranian nuclear ambitions, and putting an end to the Assad regime in Syria.

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U.S.-Turkey Relations – A New Partnership: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force (DC Audio)

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Stephen J. Hadley, and Steven A. Cook
Presider: David Ignatius

Washington Meeting: The new CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force report provides analysis and recommendations on Turkey's relationship with the United States; role within NATO; relations in the Middle East and Europe; political and social development; and place in the global economy.

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U.S.-Turkey Relations - A New Partnership: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force (DC Video)

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Stephen J. Hadley, and Steven A. Cook
Presider: David Ignatius

Washington Meeting: The new CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force report provides analysis and recommendations on Turkey's relationship with the United States; role within NATO; relations in the Middle East and Europe; political and social development; and place in the global economy.

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U.S.-Turkey Relations: A New Partnership

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Stephen J. Hadley, and Steven A. Cook
Presiders: Anya Schmemann and David R. Ignatius

The new CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force report provides analysis and recommendations on Turkey's relationship with the United States; role within NATO; relations in the Middle East and Europe; political and social development; and place in the global economy.

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U.S.-Turkey Relations—A New Partnership: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force (NY Video)

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Stephen J. Hadley, and Steven A. Cook
Presider: Gary Rosen

New York Meeting: Task Force Co-Chairs Madeleine K. Albright and Stephen J. Hadley and Project Director Steven A. Cook discuss the findings and recommendations of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report on U.S.-Turkey Relations: A New Partnership.

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U.S.-Turkey Relations—A New Partnership: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force (NY Audio)

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Stephen J. Hadley, and Steven A. Cook
Presider: Gary Rosen

New York Meeting: Task Force Co-Chairs Madeleine K. Albright and Stephen J. Hadley and Project Director Steven A. Cook discuss the findings and recommendations of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report on U.S.-Turkey Relations: A New Partnership.

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Media Briefing: CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force Report on U.S.-Turkey Relations

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Stephen J. Hadley, and Steven A. Cook

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley, and CFR Senior Fellow Steven A. Cook present the CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force Report on the U.S.-Turkish Relationship and Turkey's Growing Role.

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U.S.-Turkey Relations: A New Partnership Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

Speakers: Madeleine K. Albright, Stephen J. Hadley, and Steven A. Cook
Presider: Gary Rosen

Task Force Co-Chairs Madeleine K. Albright and Stephen J. Hadley and Project Director Steven A. Cook discuss the findings and recommendations of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report on U.S.-Turkey Relations: A New Partnership.

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