Anne-Marie Slaughter QuotesAnne-Marie Slaughter is an American international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, political scientist and public commentator. She received a B.A. from Princeton University in 1980, an M.Phil.
What I’m suggesting is we are going to look back, and we’re going to see what happened in Syria, and we’re going to see the larger destabilization of the Middle East, the rise of extremism, and we’re going to wonder… Why didn’t we at least try to force a political solution – at an acceptable cost to us, because no one is saying we should send in ground troops – and if we did it would be worse than doing nothing… If we do not act, we are going to look back and wonder why we didn’t.
I think an awful lot of the reasons people put forward for not liking Hillary Clinton play into deep-seated, negative female stereotypes: ambition, secrecy, calculating. I mean, that is Lady Macbeth, a kind of cold woman. I don’t think that’s Hillary. And I don’t think people would judge a man in the same way.