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Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Forward progress: AEI Participants

Global development in
the 21st century
AEI, Twelfth Floor
1150 Seventeenth Street, NW
Gary J. Schmitt
Washington, DC 20036
Director of the Program
on American
Foreign and Defense Policy A A
Citizenship and
Resident Scholar
Strategic Studies
gschmitt@aei.org
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Event Summary
December 2018
On Wednesday afternoon, AEI and the Center for American
«
Progress (CAP) hosted the head of the US Agency for
International Development (USAID), Dr. Rajiv Shah, who S M T W T F S

discussed the results of the 2013 USAID Forward Progress 1

Report. Dr. Shah’s keynote address iterated that US stability 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


will be determined not only by military might, but by
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economic partnerships. He argued that the US needs one
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cohesive vision of development that is capable of meeting the
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challenges of our time.
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John Norris of CAP noted that USAID has been traditionally
bullied as an agency. The US Congress has had zero tolerance
for USAID’s failure, which is paradoxical considering that

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