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Elliott Abrams quotes: On taking office in 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama put Israeli settlements at the center of U.S. policy in the Middle East. On taking office in 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama put Israeli settlements at the center of U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Elliott Abrams quotes: There's always Tunisia. Amid the smoking ruins of the Middle East, there is that one encouraging success story. There's always Tunisia. Amid the smoking ruins of the Middle East, there is that one encouraging success story.
Elliott Abrams quotes: There is no way around the contradictions and dangers inherent in Israel's decision to free over 1,000 prisoners in order to liberate Gilad Shalit. There is no way around the contradictions and dangers inherent in Israel's decision to free over 1,000 prisoners in order to liberate Gilad Shalit.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The truce brokered by Egypt between Israel and Hamas depends, above all, on the borders between Egypt, Gaza and Israel. The truce brokered by Egypt between Israel and Hamas depends, above all, on the borders between Egypt, Gaza and Israel.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Four years is a long time in politics. Four years is a long time in politics.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Never fight turf on turf. Fight it on the basis of ideas. Never fight turf on turf. Fight it on the basis of ideas.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Obama is like the kid brother whose only standard for judging his own achievements is the records his big brother set. Obama is like the kid brother whose only standard for judging his own achievements is the records his big brother set.
Elliott Abrams quotes: For 22 years, Bandar bin Sultan was Saudi Arabia's influential, irrepressible ambassador in Washington. For 22 years, Bandar bin Sultan was Saudi Arabia's influential, irrepressible ambassador in Washington.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Dubai must crack down on rampant smuggling, and the U.A.E. federal government has significantly stepped up pressure. Dubai must crack down on rampant smuggling, and the U.A.E. federal government has significantly stepped up pressure.
Elliott Abrams quotes: What Israel wants is peace with - and the acknowledgment of - all the Arab countries. What Israel wants is peace with - and the acknowledgment of - all the Arab countries.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The Sandinistas are dedicated Communists, and if they are going to make a compromise with democracy, it's going to be under pressure. The Sandinistas are dedicated Communists, and if they are going to make a compromise with democracy, it's going to be under pressure.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Cheney's memoir is not about 9/11, or solely about Bush's administration, but about his entire life and political career. Cheney's memoir is not about 9/11, or solely about Bush's administration, but about his entire life and political career.
Elliott Abrams quotes: First impressions matter. Experts say we size up new people in somewhere between 30 seconds and two minutes. First impressions matter. Experts say we size up new people in somewhere between 30 seconds and two minutes.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The threat that Syria might transfer more advanced weapons to Hezbollah has existed for a long time. The threat that Syria might transfer more advanced weapons to Hezbollah has existed for a long time.
Elliott Abrams quotes: While all Alawites fear vengeance against their entire community should Assad fall, there are varying degrees of loyalty to the Assads. While all Alawites fear vengeance against their entire community should Assad fall, there are varying degrees of loyalty to the Assads.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The real crime of Hosni Mubarak is that he ruled for 30 years and left behind an Egypt where the Muslim Brotherhood is the single strongest player. The real crime of Hosni Mubarak is that he ruled for 30 years and left behind an Egypt where the Muslim Brotherhood is the single strongest player.
Elliott Abrams quotes: If Iran gets a nuclear weapon, its influence and that of Hamas and Hezbollah are strengthened. If Iran gets a nuclear weapon, its influence and that of Hamas and Hezbollah are strengthened.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Barack Obama's military triumphs will come neither in long wars nor even short ones, but in a series of raids. Barack Obama's military triumphs will come neither in long wars nor even short ones, but in a series of raids.
Elliott Abrams quotes: I call on the Palestinian people to elect new leaders - leaders not compromised by terror. I call on the Palestinian people to elect new leaders - leaders not compromised by terror.
Elliott Abrams quotes: I just don't understand how Kerry or Obama or anybody else thought Assad was going to change. I just don't understand how Kerry or Obama or anybody else thought Assad was going to change.
Elliott Abrams quotes: China has concluded that trade trumps all. China has concluded that trade trumps all.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Arab states continue to send the Palestinians gifts of extravagant rhetoric and countless Arab League resolutions - but not much cash. Arab states continue to send the Palestinians gifts of extravagant rhetoric and countless Arab League resolutions - but not much cash.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Iran exports about 2.2 million barrels a day. Iran exports about 2.2 million barrels a day.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Every Arab 'republic' has been a republic of fear, but only Saddam Hussein's Iraq surpassed the Assads' Syria in number of victims. Every Arab 'republic' has been a republic of fear, but only Saddam Hussein's Iraq surpassed the Assads' Syria in number of victims.
Elliott Abrams quotes: U.S.-Israel relations are often depicted as an extended honeymoon, but that's a false image. U.S.-Israel relations are often depicted as an extended honeymoon, but that's a false image.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Reagan did not wait out the Soviets; he beat them. Reagan did not wait out the Soviets; he beat them.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Fatah is a political party and movement, whose chairman is Mahmoud Abbas. Fatah is a political party and movement, whose chairman is Mahmoud Abbas.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Like all forms of collective security, multilateral sanctions require a unanimity rarely achieved in international politics. Like all forms of collective security, multilateral sanctions require a unanimity rarely achieved in international politics.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Olmert made a proposal on the governing of Jerusalem that I do not believe his cabinet or the Knesset would have accepted. Olmert made a proposal on the governing of Jerusalem that I do not believe his cabinet or the Knesset would have accepted.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The presence of jihadis in Syria should be no surprise. The presence of jihadis in Syria should be no surprise.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Huge numbers of embassy cables are labeled 'unclassified' or 'limited official use' and deal with mundane matters. Huge numbers of embassy cables are labeled 'unclassified' or 'limited official use' and deal with mundane matters.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The Fayyad cabinet may well be the best the Palestinians ever get. But whatever its good qualities, there is no democracy. The Fayyad cabinet may well be the best the Palestinians ever get. But whatever its good qualities, there is no democracy.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The Egyptian military and the government of Israel have long had a common interest in maintaining order and fighting terrorism in Sinai. The Egyptian military and the government of Israel have long had a common interest in maintaining order and fighting terrorism in Sinai.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Palestine, as Icelanders see it, includes the Western Wall of the Second Temple, Judaism's holiest site. Palestine, as Icelanders see it, includes the Western Wall of the Second Temple, Judaism's holiest site.
Elliott Abrams quotes: You are not practicing Judaism if you celebrate Christmas. You are not practicing Judaism if you celebrate Christmas.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Israel's flexibility is dependent on its sense of security. Israel's flexibility is dependent on its sense of security.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The intersection of religion and world politics has often been a bloody crossroads. The intersection of religion and world politics has often been a bloody crossroads.
Elliott Abrams quotes: In the Philippines, Gloria Arroyo is the daughter of Diosdado Macapagal - but his term ended in 1965, and she was elected in 2001. Hardly a hand-off. In the Philippines, Gloria Arroyo is the daughter of Diosdado Macapagal - but his term ended in 1965, and she was elected in 2001. Hardly a hand-off.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Persecution of Christians is growing around the world, and Congress needs to pay more attention to it. Persecution of Christians is growing around the world, and Congress needs to pay more attention to it.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Terrorism exploded after the Camp David talks broke down in 2000 because the Palestinians' leader at the time, Yasser Arafat, supported it. Terrorism exploded after the Camp David talks broke down in 2000 because the Palestinians' leader at the time, Yasser Arafat, supported it.
Elliott Abrams quotes: You can do a no-fly zone without ground forces. You can do a no-fly zone without ground forces.
Elliott Abrams quotes: As the Palestinian leadership never seems to pay any penalty for its words, America's seriousness about the peace process is in doubt. As the Palestinian leadership never seems to pay any penalty for its words, America's seriousness about the peace process is in doubt.
Elliott Abrams quotes: America's relations with complex Middle Eastern states such as Egypt are often difficult. America's relations with complex Middle Eastern states such as Egypt are often difficult.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The Pope is not a political figure. The Pope is not a political figure.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The Assad regime is quite reliant on oil exports. The Assad regime is quite reliant on oil exports.
Elliott Abrams quotes: In the Bill Clinton years, the foreign leader who visited the White House most often was Yasser Arafat - 13 times. In the Bill Clinton years, the foreign leader who visited the White House most often was Yasser Arafat - 13 times.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The best-armed and best-trained divisions of the Syrian army are Alawite. The best-armed and best-trained divisions of the Syrian army are Alawite.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The courage of the Syrian protesters is remarkable, for they face prison, torture, or death every time they lift a banner. The courage of the Syrian protesters is remarkable, for they face prison, torture, or death every time they lift a banner.
Elliott Abrams quotes: In public, an admission of technological inadequacy would be too embarrassing. In public, an admission of technological inadequacy would be too embarrassing.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Every Israeli government since 1967, of left or right, has asserted that Jerusalem is Israel's capital and has allowed Israeli Jews to build there. Every Israeli government since 1967, of left or right, has asserted that Jerusalem is Israel's capital and has allowed Israeli Jews to build there.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Immanuel Kant famously claimed that 'he who wills the ends wills the means,' but he never spent much time in Washington. Immanuel Kant famously claimed that 'he who wills the ends wills the means,' but he never spent much time in Washington.
Elliott Abrams quotes: I think President Obama views Israel as a problem that needs to be solved. I think President Obama views Israel as a problem that needs to be solved.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The way for the Palestinians to get a state is to go ahead and build it. The way for the Palestinians to get a state is to go ahead and build it.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Syria's population is 74% Sunni Muslim. Syria's population is 74% Sunni Muslim.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Honduras was the original 'banana republic,' and its poverty remains extreme. Honduras was the original 'banana republic,' and its poverty remains extreme.
Elliott Abrams quotes: You can easily see why the experience of Jews would be helpful if you're looking to get action on religious persecution. You can easily see why the experience of Jews would be helpful if you're looking to get action on religious persecution.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Elections matter, but how much they matter depends entirely on how free, open and fair they are. Elections matter, but how much they matter depends entirely on how free, open and fair they are.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Libya as a country is a relatively new concept. The period of Libya as a modern nation really starts after World War II. Libya as a country is a relatively new concept. The period of Libya as a modern nation really starts after World War II.
Elliott Abrams quotes: After 9/11, we did see Palestinian terrorism in the context of all terrorism. After 9/11, we did see Palestinian terrorism in the context of all terrorism.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Sari Nusseibeh is a man without a country. Sari Nusseibeh is a man without a country.
Elliott Abrams quotes: Both Bibi and Obama realize that they are going to have to face the problem of Iran together. Both Bibi and Obama realize that they are going to have to face the problem of Iran together.
Elliott Abrams quotes: During most of the Bush administration, human rights and democracy in Egypt were on the front burner. During most of the Bush administration, human rights and democracy in Egypt were on the front burner.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The devastation of the ancient Christian community in Iraq is well known. The devastation of the ancient Christian community in Iraq is well known.
Elliott Abrams quotes: For many societies, the journey to modernity has been painful and costly. For many societies, the journey to modernity has been painful and costly.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The accession to power in Pyongyang of Kim Jong Un, son of Kim Jong Il and grandson of Kim Il Sung, is a unique achievement in world politics. The accession to power in Pyongyang of Kim Jong Un, son of Kim Jong Il and grandson of Kim Il Sung, is a unique achievement in world politics.
Elliott Abrams quotes: There are examples of fraternal dictatorships, or one, anyway: the passing of power from Fidel to Raul Castro. There are examples of fraternal dictatorships, or one, anyway: the passing of power from Fidel to Raul Castro.
Elliott Abrams quotes: The debate over same sex 'marriage' has engaged the heartfelt feelings and convictions of millions of Americans. The debate over same sex 'marriage' has engaged the heartfelt feelings and convictions of millions of Americans.