Elliott Abrams: How Should the Next President Address U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges? (Oct 9, 2016)
Elliott Abrams on how the next president should conduct U.S. foreign policy. Click “Show more” to view all chapters. For more conversations, visit http://conversationswithbillkristol.org
Chapter 1 (00:15 – 14:23): The 2017 Transition
Chapter 2 (14:23 – 30:37): The Next President’s Foreign Policy
Chapter 3 (30:37 – 57:59): Global Pressure Points
Chapter 4 (57:59 – 1:13:51): Why America Must Lead
In his second appearance on Conversations, former Deputy National Security Advisor (under George W. Bush) and Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow Elliott Abrams explains the challenges to a new president of quickly putting together a foreign policy team and the urgency the new president will face in restoring America’s global standing. Kristol and Abrams discuss particular hot spots around the world including the Middle East. Finally, Abrams offers advice about how the new president should work within and around Washington’s entrenched bureaucracies.