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In case you missed some of the news coverage on the USGLC State Leaders Summit and Tribute Dinner, here are some of the stories and interviews that feature our fantastic leaders from across the country: Bill Theobald has a great piece in USA Today on the, “several hundred leaders from 27 states who [came to] […]

As the devastation from the earthquake in Nepal becomes clearer, we have seen an incredible response from the U.S. government, American NGOs and the business community. Terrible events like this remind us of the critical role our nation plays in humanitarian response around the world. Our ability to deploy resources quickly to disaster zones is […]

The recently released Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) might be an instance when the process is as important as the product. The priorities in the report of preventing violent extremism, promoting democratic societies, advancing inclusive growth, and mitigating climate change dovetail with the National Security Strategy. Many of the proposals extend reforms already underway, rather than […]

As the world marks World Malaria Day on April 25th, we stand in solidarity with those across the globe who continue to struggle with and against this entirely preventable disease. For hundreds of millions of people in the developing world, the threat of malaria is both real and constant. Though we have known how to […]

This year marks the 70th anniversary of one of the fiercest wars in global history: World War II. As we remember the conflict and the lives lost, this anniversary is especially etched in our nation’s collective memory because it saw the rise of America’s role as the foremost global leader. As world leaders gather this […]

With tax day upon is, this tiny investment is paying big returns for our economy, security, and values.

This World Water Day, we celebrate those who are innovating solutions to this H20 challenge.

At a refugee camp in Syria, 25,000 people live in 3,600 shipping containers that have been converted into temporary homes.

As war takes a toll on the country’s economy, economic assistance could help build a pro-democracy movement.

This week is Global Partnerships Week. Here’s an example of a successful collaboration supporting refugees in South Sudan.

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