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17am The US State Department and foreign aid budget escaped devastating cuts in a fiscal 2012 spending plan that Congress has approved. Aid in war zones helped boost the overall amount the United States was willing to commit to foreign assistance
State Department and foreign aid budget escaped devastating cuts in a fiscal 2012 spending plan that Congress has approved. Aid in war zones helped boost the overall amount the United States was willing to commit to foreign assistance in a time of
November 15, 2011 Republicans' Starting from zero' aid proposal startles pro-Israel community by Ron Kampeas, JTA Starting from zero, the foreign assistance plan touted by leading Republican candidates at a debate, is getting low marks, and not just
Even as Americans are understandably focused internally on getting our economic and fiscal houses in order, we are constantly reminded that the rest of the world is not standing still. A debt crisis in Europe could drag down an already struggling U.S.
As America works to emerge from its deep economic downturn, it is increasingly clear U.S.-based businesses cannot focus solely on markets at home. To succeed and grow, we must build our presence in the interconnected global economy...One of the most
Gets Green Former Wisconsin Republican Rep. Mark Green has joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition as senior director of public policy and field operations. Continue Reading He had been managing director of the Malaria No More Policy Center in
As the heated debate over deficit reduction brews on Capitol Hill, billionaire philanthropist, Bill Gates, is urging Congress not to cut overseas aid. It doesn’t take an economist to determine the U.S. deficit is massive and
Military Officers Say Use Diplomacy, Aid to Shore Up U.S. National Security Monday, September 27, 2010 Nearly 90 percent of active and retired military officers say diplomacy and development are at least partly helpful to achieve U.S. national
The University of South Carolina is hosting a discussion on the importance of global engagement to the state's prosperity and security. Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass is giving a keynote address at the event Thursday in Columbia.
I want to express my appreciation to Nancy Lindberg and Bill Lane, to James Bell and Richard Stearns, and all this evening’s hosts. And I want to applaud the efforts of Liz Shrayer and the Coalition staff who do such a great job. (Applause.) And I