Mighty and the Almighty Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs

ISBN-10: 0060892587
ISBN-13: 9780060892586
Authors: Madeleine Albright, Bill Woodward
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Does America, as George W. Bush has proclaimed, have a special mission, derived from God, to bring liberty and democracy to the world? How much influence does the Christian right have over U.S. foreign policy? And how should America deal with violent Islamist extremists? Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state and bestselling author of Madam Secretary, offers a thoughtful and often surprising look at the role of religion in shaping America's approach to the world. Drawing upon her experiences while in office and her own deepest beliefs about morality, the United States, and the present state of world affairs, a woman noted for plain speaking offers her thoughts about the most…    

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Madeleine Korbelov� Albright was born May 15, 1937 in the Sm�chov district of Prague, Czechoslovakia. She attended Wellesley College, in Wellesley, Massachusetts, on a full scholarship, majoring in political science and graduated in 1959. Her senior thesis was written on Czech Communist Zdenek Fierlinger Her PhD is from Columbia University. She holds honorary degrees from Brandeis University; the University of Washington; Smith College; University of Winnipeg; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , and Knox College. Albright worked as an intern for The Denver Post and as a picture editor for Encyclop�dia Britannica. She was invited to organize a fund-raising dinner for the…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 368 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 0.594 lbs. Language: English