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We need to understand that an open society and free speech and press... really are the best weapons against al Qaeda and extremism.

 
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Elliott Abrams
Elliott Abrams
  • Born: January 24, 1948
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Lawyer

Elliott Abrams is an American diplomat, lawyer, and political scientist who served in foreign policy positions for Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush. Abrams was convicted of withholding information from Congress about the Iran–Contra affair while serving under Reagan, but was pardoned by President George H. W. Bush. He is currently a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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