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US Global Development Policy

Immigration, Globalization and National Security

Edward Corcoran | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics
Edward Corcoran

Immigration is undermining America. For years, it was an American strength. The Statue of Liberty proclaims: “Give me your tired, your poor, your hud...

Rainy Season Exposes Precariousness of Haiti's Homeless Camps

Mark Schuller | Posted 08.10.2011 | World
Mark Schuller

The rain is adding fuel to an open flame of cholera. Health experts are registering an increase in cholera cases; in Carrefour, the cholera clinic saw an average of 300 per day this week, when it had been 300 cases per week.

Too Big to Succeed? Why (w)hole-of-government cannot work for U.S. development policy

Todd Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Todd Moss

While talking beautifully about its development plans, the Administration is really not living up to its rhetoric of elevating development to equal st...

Obama's New Plan to Fight Poverty Gets the Purpose Right

Paul O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul O'Brien

President Obama used the gathering of world leaders in New York last week to announce the first-ever US Policy on Global Development, promising that, ...

Help Wanted: Ideas to Inform White House Presidential Study Directive on U.S. Development Policy

Sheila Herrling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheila Herrling

The White House just started its public outreach on the Presidential Study Directive and genuinely wants input. What do we want them to hear?