Author Archives: Elliott Abrams

Elliott Abrams is senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser in the administration of President George W. Bush.

The Paris Attacks: Elliott Abrams on the Changing Nature of Terrorism

By Elliott Abrams | November 17, 2015

After last week’s horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, the Bush Institute asked Elliott Abrams to share his views on ISIS and the current nature of terrorism.


By Elliott Abrams | July 17, 2012

The great “pivot to Asia” that is said to mark American foreign policy these days raises a critical human rights issue: is democracy promotion part of the “pivot,” or a casualty of it? As Christian Caryl wrote on, “it’s…