Insider Quote: Engagement in Many Flavors

“As any experienced diplomat can testify, engagement comes in many flavors, from tea to vitriol. Often, the stronger the brew, the more useful the encounter. Thus, American policy should be to talk to anyone if, by so doing, we can advance our interests.”

Madeleine K. Albright
Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate
Washington D.C.│ February 26, 2009