Our global success depends on countries working together to solve the problems of hunger and poverty. Development assistance is one of the most effective ways to transform lives around the world.
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With Election Day now here and the outcome an apparent toss-up, one important topic left uncovered has been the important role of U.S. foreign assistance.
Ironically, we threaten to cut aid to countries where the people who might get the food, medicine, school books and other aid, have absolutely no control or responsibility for the actions of their governments.
If indeed the US troops are in Haiti for "humanitarian reasons," there is plenty for them to do before the hurricane season begins.
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