Madeleine Albright, former US Secretary of State | June 12, 2008
"Many of the world’s necessary interventions in the decade before the invasion - in places like Haiti and the Balkans - would seem impossible in today’s climate." ++ In the wake of the Burmese cyclone, the strength of totalitarian governments and the unwillingness of others to pressure them have all become troublingly apparent. ++ US involvement in Iraq has only accelerated this trend. ++ Does the international system have the goal of creating a more humane world or is it merely a legal means created "by governments to protect governments?"