Theodore L. Eliot Jr.

 

Honoring Asia Foundation Trustee Emeritus Theodore L. Eliot, Jr.

San Francisco, August 12, 2019

News

Asia Foundation Trustee Emeritus Theodore L. Eliot, Jr. passed away on August 8 at the age of 91. Theodore Lyman Eliot Jr. was born Jan. 24, 1928, part of the prominent Boston Eliot family, which included several college presidents and one Nobel Prize winner. He graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and married Pat Peters in 1951, in Sri Lanka,… Read more

 

In Afghanistan, Are the Taliban Really Open to Making Peace?

February 27, 2019

Blog

As former State Department officials, we have had the opportunity to witness Afghanistan and its citizens up close during momentous times. These include the turbulent period leading up to the brutal Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, in 1979, and the years of repressive rule under the Taliban before 9/11. We believe another momentous time may be appro… Read more

 

The Diplomat Features Opinion Piece by Theodore L. Eliot, Jr. and Karl F. Inderfurth on 2015 Afghan Survey

November 24, 2015

Media Coverage

The Diplomat publishes a opinion piece by The Asia Foundation’s Trustee Karl F. Inderfurth and former Trustee Theodore L. Eliot, Jr. on findings from the 2015 Survey of the Afghan People. Read more: “Why Afghanistan’s Citizens Are Frustrated… And Leaving.”

 

Foreign Policy AfPak Channel Op-ed by Asia Foundation Trustees Karl F. Inderfurth and Theodore L. Eliot, Jr.

November 16, 2012

Media Coverage

Asia Foundation trustees, Ambassador Karl F. Inderfurth and Ambassador Theodore L. Eliot, Jr., contribute an op-ed in Foreign Policy’s AfPak Channel on the Foundation’s eighth public opinion poll in Afghanistan, Afghanistan in 2012: A Survey of the Afghan People. Read the full article: “Punditry aside, how do Afghans feel about Afghanistan?”

 

International Herald Tribune op-ed on Afghanistan by Asia Foundation Trustees Karl F. Inderfurth and Theodore L. Eliot, Jr.

November 15, 2011

Media Coverage

Asia Foundation trustees, Ambassador Karl F. Inderfurth and Ambassador Theodore L. Eliot, Jr., write an op-ed in International Herald Tribune featuring the Foundation’s seventh public opinion poll in Afghanistan, Afghanistan in 2011: A Survey of the Afghan People. The op-ed uses the survey data to comment on U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham C… Read more