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The Fiscal Cliff Isn’t Over Yet

Having survived the recession, sequestration may be the last straw for non-profits – and the crucial government services that have been outsourced to them.

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Why Chuck Hagel Supports the United Nations

The rumors were true! President Obama will nominate former Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. What does that mean for those of us who believe that a strong US relationship with the United Nations is a boon to American interests?

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Senator George McGovern, Global Food Champion

Tributes are pouring in for the late US Senator George McGovern, who died yesterday at the age of 90. McGovern represented South Dakota. Very early in his career, he adopted a global outlook to the kinds of agricultural issues that dominated his state’s economy.

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Obama at CGI 2012: Human Trafficking Debases our Common Humanity

In the wake of a new executive order to combat human trafficking, President Obama details his administration’s policy initiatives on this issue at the Clinton Global Initiative,

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Romney at CGI 2012: It’s All About Free Enterprise

In his speech at the Clinton Global Initiative, Mitt Romney talks about “a new approach for a new era”. The principles of this new approach sounds very much like what has already been at work in US foreign aid policy in the past decade.

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New Polling of American Voters Shows Strong Bi-Partisan Support for the UN

Also, American voters support funding for UN agencies, event though these agencies are threatened with funding cut offs. Candidates who engage in campaign season style UN bashing do so their own political peril.

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