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Obama's Global Development Legacy

Jeremy Konyndyk | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Jeremy Konyndyk

President Obama has been a strong supporter of foreign aid throughout his first term, but unlike his predecessor, he has yet to translate his support into an enduring legacy on global development. As he enters his second term, the president should take several steps to cement that legacy.

Applause for Chairman Berman's New Foreign Aid Legislation

George Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Ingram

Berman recently released a working draft of new legislation authorizing U.S. foreign assistance. This is a major step toward building a 21st century approach for promoting development.

Aid Reform Within Reach: Time for the President to Lead

George Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
George Ingram

The United States is falling short in getting the most bang for its development buck. Even our best aid projects often fail to maximize the benefits for either effective development or national interests.