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We’ve worked with President Yeltsin. He is the President of the country. He’s been a reformer. We’ve been able to accomplish a number of things…
We’ve had it very clear to the Bosnians that our obligation to equip and train their forces is completely conditional on the foreign forces being…
We see considerable strain in Russia, and that’s obviously a matter of concern to us. It’s in the very strong self-interest of Russia to continue…
The United States has done more for the war crimes tribunal than any other country in the world. We’re turning over all the information we…
Probably the most useful thing I can do as secretary of state is to assist the president in adapting and renewing the transnational institutions that…
My father was a small-town banker. He became very ill when I was 10 years old, and we went to California three years later in…
I don’t want to talk about intelligence matters. I will say, however, that intelligence-community estimates should not become public in the way of this city…
You know, it’s been President Clinton’s dream that we’ll have finally a fully integrated Europe; and the steps that NATO will take to expand to…
This is a very important relationship we have with Russia, the relationship over the nuclear arsenal that they have obviously is important. They’re a very…
The stakes are very high for us in Haiti. We have many important interests there. Perhaps the most important to me is our interest in…
The monitors indicated that it was a credible election, I think, in an overall sense, it apparently is a free and fair election, so it’s…
Only two countries in this hemisphere are not democratic, but many countries in both Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, are really fragile…
Let’s see if we can’t get this war behind us now. Certainly, the man in the street, the common person there, wants to have this…
It was helpful to have the American troops there in great strength. They knew there’d be consequences if they didn’t move back. Now, there has…
I think there is a good deal of promise in those discussions as well. I think there is a range of matters that might be…
I think before 1997 is over, NATO will have taken giant strides in what’s called adaptation, the discussions about bringing the French fully into the…
Hamas, the opponents of Arafat, the opponents of peace, urged a boycott of the election, and yet there was an 85 percent turnout where Hamas…
Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it’s not been satisfactory.
The Palestinian election is something that was really a turning point. It’s a mandate for peace.
My clerkship with Justice Douglas was tremendously important. He told me, Christopher, get out into the stream of history and see what happens. I’ve tried…
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