Tag: Elliott Abrams

CSAD Saturday Morning Panel: Teaching the Hungry How to Fish

“Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he might buy an ugly hat, but he’ll also eat for a lifetime.” – Anonymous This morning’s panel highlighted the difference between institution-based and civic-based forms of democracy promotion.

CSAD Morning Remarks: Interests or Ideals? An Overly Simplistic Dichotomy

The CSAD conference continued today, launched by morning remarks with Elliott Abrams and Nicholas Burns. I’d like to focus on the speakers’ insistence that American foreign policy relies on a balance between American interests and ideals. That’s a broad theme to cover, but as the Observer’s Tess Waggoner noted in her article in this week’s

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