"If there is one overriding principle that will guide me in this job, it will be the inescapable responsibility to build a peaceful world and to terminate the abominable injustices and conditions that still plague civilization."
-- U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Madeleine Albright,
Feb. 1, 1993
It has been a long time since American liberals have been accused of excessive interventionism abroad. About 30 years. John Kennedy in his Inaugural Address promised to "pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty." It was the...