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Elliot Abrams Esq.


Self Description

November 2005: "Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Global Democracy Strategy

Elliott Abrams has served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Near East and North African Affairs since December 2002. Prior to holding that position, he was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Democracy, Human Rights and International Operations. He was a member and then Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom from 1999 to 2001, and President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center from 1996 to 2001. Mr. Abrams served as an Assistant Secretary of State during the Reagan Administration from 1981 to 1989. Mr. Abrams received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard, earned a master’s in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and received his J.D. from Harvard Law School."

http://www.whitehouse.gov/results/leadership/bio_669.html

Third-Party Descriptions

November 2005: "...Elliot Abrams, traditionally one of the most hawkish voices in internal debates, is among the most persistent advocates of changing detainee policy in his role as the deputy national security adviser for democracy, according to officials familiar with his role."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/06/AR2005110601281.html

Relationships

RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC) Organization Nov 9, 2005
Student/Trainee (past or present) Harvard University Organization Nov 9, 2005
Student/Trainee (past or present) London School of Economics (LSE) Organization Nov 9, 2005
Organization Executive (past or present) State Department/Department of State (DOS) Organization Nov 9, 2005
Organization Head/Leader (past or present) U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Organization Nov 9, 2005
Organization Executive (past or present) White House (Presidential advisory staff) Organization Nov 9, 2005

Articles and Resources

Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at:
Feb 06, 2012 Charges Against U.S.-Aided Groups Come With History of Distrust in Egypt

QUOTE: Egyptian state media announced charges against four such nonprofit organizations that are based in Washington and that receive some United States government support. The charges include operating without licenses, “conducting research to send to the United States” and supporting Egyptian candidates and parties “to serve foreign interests.”

New York Times
Nov 07, 2005 Cheney Fights for Detainee Policy: As Pressure Mounts to Limit Handling Of Terror Suspects, He Holds Hard Line

QUOTE: Cheney's camp says the United States does not torture captives, but believes the president needs nearly unfettered power to deal with terrorists to protect Americans. To preserve the president's flexibility, any measure that might impose constraints should be resisted.

Washington Post