Madeleine Albright: U.S., Russia Have Common Purpose to Defeat ISIS

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Albright: U.S., Russia have common purpose in trying to defeat ISIL

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Albright: U.S., Russia have common purpose in trying to defeat ISIL

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Russia, Syria, the migrant crisis and ISIL.

During an interview with the FOX Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said the U.S. can find common ground with Russia when it comes to defeating ISIL.

“We have some common purpose in terms of trying to defeat ISIL. And that, that is a huge threat to everything that is going on in Syria and the people,” she said.

Albright also discussed Russia’s involvement in Syria.

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“The Russians have been trying for decades to have a very strong influential role in the Middle East. They have had a relationship with Syria, with Assad’s father and him now, and they have a port there. So they are delivering more equipment there. I think it’s very hard to figure out exactly how much they are bringing in and I think that there is some suspicion about that,” she said.  

She also weighed in on the Syrian migrant crisis and the U.S.’s ability to “absorb” more immigrants.


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