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Elliott Abrams

Elliott Abrams is a former American diplomat, lawyer and political scientist who served in foreign policy positions for U.S. Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush. Abrams was convicted of withholding information from Congress about the Iran–Contra affair while serving for Reagan, but was pardoned by President George H. W. Bush. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Elliott Abrams has 51 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 News Briefing as an Assistant Secretary for the Inter-American Affairs of the Department of State. The year with the most videos was 1988 with nine videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 13,677 views per program. Most appearances with Dennis B. Ross (3), Brian Lamb (2), Harold Hongju Koh (2). Most common tags: Foreign Policy, Israeli-Palestinian Relations, Religious Issues.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Senior Fellow, Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations Videos: 14


Chair, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom c. September 16, 2000 - c. January 1, 2001 Videos: 2 President, Ethics and Public Policy Center c. January 1, 1996 - c. January 1, 2001 Videos: 10 Assistant Secretary, Inter-American Affairs, Department of State c. July 17, 1985 - c. January 20, 1989 Videos: 21 Assistant Secretary, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of State c. December 12, 1982 - c. July 17, 1985 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Realism and Democracy</em>

    Realism and Democracy

    Elliott Abrams talked about his book Realism and Democracy, in which he argues that, despite the outcome of the Arab Spring,…

  • Humanitarian Aid in Egypt

    Humanitarian Aid in Egypt

    Three former State Department officials who served under both Democratic and Republican administrations talked about the…

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Panelists talked about some of the challenges related to Israel’s suspension of peace talks with Palestine after the Palestinian Liberation…

  • U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

    U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

    Middle Eastern policy experts spoke about the state of U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, the Obama administration’s outreach to…

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