Elliott Abrams

The Arabs need us to support democracy

Since the Arab Spring, authoritarian regimes are on the march. To discourage democrats is bad for the West as well as for their peoples

The US Can Still Help Save Syria — and Iraq

Is President Obama's announcement that he wishes to ‘ramp up' support for the rebels a serious policy change or more obfuscation?

Neoconservatism: A Good Idea That Won’t Go Away

Critics like to think that neoconservative ideas lie buried in the sands of Iraq. But neocons are still in the mainstream of US politics

Against the Obama Doctrine of Decline

The next US president needs to learn from the blunders of this administration to pursue a foreign policy worthy of a great power

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"