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Realist & Principled: An Argument for America's Support of Democracy & Human Rights in the Middle East

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Elliott Abrams

Join the American Grand Strategy for "Realistic & Principled: An Argument for American Support of Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East," a conversation with Elliott Abrams. This conversation with be moderated by Professor Bruce Jentleson on Thursday, February 7 at 6pm in Sanford 04. This event is co-sponsored by the Sanford School of Public Policy and the Department of Political Science.

Elliot Abrams is senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, DC. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor in the administration of President George W. Bush, where he supervised U.S. policy in the Middle East for the White House.

Abrams was educated at Harvard College, the London School of Economics, and Harvard Law School. After serving on the staffs of Senators Henry M. Jackson and Daniel P. Moynihan, he was an assistant secretary of state in the Reagan administration and received the secretary of state's Distinguished Service Award from Secretary George P. Shultz. In 2012, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy gave him its Scholar-Statesman Award.

Contact: Melanie Benson