CPC - Caspian Policy Center
Ambassador (Ret.) Susan M. Elliott
Ambassador (ret.) Susan M. Elliott is a senior fellow and board member of the Caspian Policy Center. She is an accomplished diplomat with an earned doctorate from Indiana University. During her 27-year diplomatic career, Ambassador Elliott held a variety of leadership positions at the U.S. Department of State. She became President and CEO of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy in August 2018. From 2015 to 2017, Ambassador Elliott served as the Civilian Deputy and Foreign Policy Advisor to the Commander of the United States European Command. Ambassador Elliott was the U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan from 2012 to 2015. Prior to her Ambassadorial appointment, she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Ambassador Elliott worked on the staff of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as a Deputy Executive Secretary and Director of the Executive Secretariat Staff.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan Breaks Down the Situation in Gorno-Badakhshan
With reports of violence and conflict in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast in Tajikistan
Disability Related Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities
Growing up with a disabled brother made me very comfortable around persons who faced intellectual and physical challenges. In 2015 when I was serving as U.S.