Elliott Abrams

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Abrams gives his take on U.S. foreign policy, with special focus on the Middle East and democracy and human rights issues.

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More Progress in Burma

by Elliott Abrams

In October, I wrote here about “Progress in Burma.”

This week, happily, there is more. The regime has released over six hundred prisoners, many of them key political prisoners. The United States will respond by sending an ambassador to Burma for the first time in twenty years. Moreover, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. John McCain will visit Burma this weekend. Read more »