- Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright: Iran deal is a win for diplomacy
- She says it prevents Iran from developing nuclear weapon for decade or more and would strengthen U.S. position in the region
Madeleine Albright, former U.S. secretary of state, is chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategic advisory and commercial diplomacy firm, and professor of diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)I teach my students that foreign policy is persuading other countries to do what you want. The tools available to accomplish this include everything from kind words to cruise missiles. Mixing them properly and with sufficient patience is the art of diplomacy, a task that for the United States has proved challenging even with our closest allies, and altogether necessary with the Islamic Republic of Iran.