Elissa Slotkin on Foreign Policy



Bush's and Obama's White House National Security Council

Elissa has dedicated her career to national service. After 9/11 she joined the CIA as a Middle East analyst, serving three tours in Iraq. She worked directly for President Bush and President Obama on the White House National Security Council and served as a senior leader at the Pentagon, where she worked on some of our nation's toughest security challenges. Until January 2017, Elissa oversaw defense policy for Africa, the Middle East, and Europe at the Pentagon as the acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.

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CIA security strategist on NATO, Russia, & Middle East

Following the 9/11 attacks, Elissa was recruited to join the Central Intelligence Agency as a Middle East analyst. Working alongside the U.S. military, Elissa served a total of three tours in Iraq over a span of five years. Elissa has held a variety of defense and intelligence roles--under both President Bush and President Obama--at the White House, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the State Department, and the Pentagon. Elissa served as the acting assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, where she served as the principal advisor to the secretary of defense on security strategy and policy issues related to NATO, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere.
Source: EMILY's List 2022 Congressional endorsements , Jul 25, 2021

Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang.

Slotkin voted YEA Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Legislative summary: The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act: