Jane Kaminski

Jane Kaminski

Posts by Jane Kaminski

  • May 18, 2012

    The Last Hunger Season

    Jane Kaminski | May 18, 2012

    With the Group of 8 Summit this weekend and President Obama’s address on food security today, we’ve heard a lot about the Administration’s food security policies that call for a shift from providing food relief to helping countries build their own agricultural sectors so they can feed themselves.[…]

  • May 17, 2012

    G8 Should Strengthen Development to Promote Economic Growth

    Jane Kaminski | May 17, 2012

    While development has been on the G8 agenda for the past several years, the world financial crisis has taken precedence, pushing it aside. This year, development and food security are once again slated for the agenda as the Group of 8 meet on May 18 and 19 to discuss shared economic and strategic objectives. […]

  • May 7, 2012

    We Need Scholarship and Security

    John Glenn, Jane Kaminski | May 7, 2012

    As events continue to unfold in the Arab Spring, many are wondering what foreign policy tools the United States needs to engage and support the fragile moves toward greater political and economic freedom. […]

  • April 26, 2012

    House Allocation Jeopardizes Foreign Policy Tools Critical to U.S. National Security

    Jane Kaminski | April 26, 2012

    Following a strong allocation from the Senate last week, the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday approved its 302(b) allocations for FY13, which impose troubling cuts to development and diplomacy programs. […]

  • April 10, 2012

    NGOs Vital to Global Stability and Security

    Jane Kaminski | April 10, 2012

    In what could be the beginning of a disturbing trend, American and foreign NGO workers in the Middle East have once again been detained by their host government.

  • March 15, 2012

    Ghana: A Model for Progress in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Jane Kaminski | March 15, 2012

    Twenty years ago, Ghana had a corrupt government, poor growth, and low education. Now the country is enjoying an upswing.

  • February 23, 2012

    Cyber Diplomacy 101

    Jane Kaminski | February 23, 2012

    A new Senate bill, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, reflects the reality that some of the most significant threats to U.S. national security cannot be combated through military engagement alone. This new legislation lays out a response that engages multiple agencies, including USAID and the State Department, to address the issues inherent with cybersecurity.

  • February 15, 2012

    Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey Emphasizes Smart Power

    Jane Kaminski | February 15, 2012

    In today’s turbulent world, new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Martin Dempsey, reinforced that today’s global threats cannot be solved by the military alone. […]

  • February 3, 2012

    DuPont Invests in Food Security

    Jane Kaminski | February 3, 2012

    As the global population hits 7 billion people and food security becomes a growing concern, innovative approaches to agricultural development become increasingly important. […]

  • January 19, 2012

    Fast Tracking Global Development?

    Jane Kaminski | January 19, 2012

    As he prepares to give his 2012 State of the Union address next week, President Obama returned to a proposal last week from his 2011 speech. To make the government leaner and more efficient, President Obama requested “fast track authority” to reorganize and consolidate agencies in the federal bureaucracy. […]