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Elliott Abrams

Elliott AbramsBorn: 24-Jan-1948
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Asst. Secy. of State involved in Iran-Contra

As Assistant Secretary of State for the Americas to Ronald Reagan, Abrams was deeply involved in the Iran-Contra scandal. Inexplicably appointed by George W. Bush to oversee the Palestine-Israel conflict.

Flew to London under the pseudonym Mr. Kenilworth and asked the Sultan of Brunei for a $10 million donation to the Iran-Contra startup. Plead guilty in 1991 to witholding information from Congress. Pardoned by George H.W. Bush for his Iran-Contra crimes.

In 2005, appointed by George W. Bush as Deputy National Security Adviser.

Father: (immigration attorney)
Wife: Rachel Abrams (m. Mar-1980)

    High School: Elisabeth Irwin High School, New York City, NY
    University: BA, Harvard University (1969)
    University: MA International Relations, London School of Economics (1970)
    Law School: JD, Harvard Law School (1973)

    US National Security Council Deputy National Security Advisor for Global Democracy Strategy (2005-)
    US National Security Council Senior Director, Near East & North African Affairs (2002-05)
    US National Security Council Senior Director, Democracy, Human Rights, & International Operations (2001-02)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1985-89)
    US State Department Assistant Secretary for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs (1981-85)
    US Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1981)
    Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand Associate (1979-81)
    Congressional Staff Chief of Staff to Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1977-79)
    Congressional Staff Special Counsel to Sen. Henry "Scoop" Jackson (1975-76)
    Breed, Abbott and Morgan Attorney (1973-75)
    Center for Security Policy
    Committee for a Free World
    Hudson Institute
    Project for the New American Century
    United States Committee for a Free Lebanon
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam
    Perjury (two counts, pled guilty 7-Oct-1991)
    Pardoned by George H.W. Bush (24-Dec-1992)
    Iran-Contra Scandal Mr. Kenilworth
    Jewish Ancestry

Author of books:
Undue Process: A Story of How Political Differences are Turned into Crimes (1992)
Security and Sacrifice: Isolation, Intervention, and American Foreign Policy (1995)
Shield and Sword: Neutrality and Engagement in American Foreign Policy (1995)
Faith or Fear: How Jews Can Survive in a Christian America (1997)
The Influence of Faith: Religious Groups and U.S. Foreign Policy (2001)
Democracy How Direct?: Views from the Founding Era and the Polling Era (2002)


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