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Security by other means : foreign assistance, global poverty, and American leadership

Author: Lael Brainard; Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007.
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"Assesses the current structures of foreign assistance and makes recommendations for efficient coordination. Drawing on expertise from the full range of foreign aid agencies, examines foreign assistance across four categories: security, economic, humanitarian, and political"--Provided by publisher.
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Security by other means.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608168030
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lael Brainard; Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)
ISBN: 9780815713616 0815713614 0815713622 9780815713623
OCLC Number: 76064733
Notes: "Center for Strategic and International Studies."
Description: xi, 364 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Strobe Talbott and John Hamre --
A unified framework for U.S. foreign assistance / Lael Brainard --
Organizing U.S. foreign assistance to meet twenty-first century challenges / Lael Brainard --
What role for U.S. assistance in the fight against global HIV/AIDS? / J. Stephen Morrison --
Strengthening U.S. development assistance / Steven Radelet --
Humanitarian assistance expands in scale and scope / Steven Hansch --
Development in the shadow of conflict / Patrick Cronin --
The changing complexion of security and strategic assistance in the twenty-first century / Patrick Cronin and Tarek Ghani --
Removing impediments to an effective partnership with Congress / Charles Flickner --
Foreign aid reform commissions, task forces, and initiatives : from Kennedy to the present / Larry Nowels --
Reforming development assistance : lessons from the U.K. experience / Owen Barder --
Conclusion and recommendations / Lael Brainard --
Appendixes. A. Contributors to the Brookings-CSIS Task Force on Transforming Foreign Assistance in the 21st Century --
B. List of legislation, strategic objectives, and organizations involved with foreign assistance.
Responsibility: Lael Brainard, editor.
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