Testimony from top officials at several export and trade-related agencies and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce yesterday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee underscored that Africa remains a tremendous opportunity for American trade and investment.
This morning USGLC Senior Director Ambassador Mark Green was joined by Lieutenant General Pete Osman, USMC (Ret.), Vice Admiral Stephen Loftus, USN (Ret.), and former Army Captain Jim Morin on Capitol Hill to discuss how America’s global leadership is critical to U.S. national security.
On the Senate floor yesterday, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), the Ranking Member of the State-Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, shared his view that the Ex-Im Bank “makes money, it doesn’t lose money” and “has been a sound way to get American made products into the international marketplace.” […]
Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) yesterday hosted his inaugural “Opportunity: Africa” conference showcasing the mutual opportunity for business between Delaware and the United States and Africa. […]
Earlier this week the final FY12 levels for international food aid were agreed to as part of the conference report for the first minibus spending package, which includes the FY12 Agriculture, Commerce-Justice-Science, and Transportation-HUD Appropriations bills. […]
During the hearing, members of the Subcommittee raised alarm about corruption in the Afghan government and the need for greater accountability of how U.S. taxpayer dollars are being utilized. Witnesses, including the Special Inspector General for...
The draft agriculture spending bill increases funding for the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, which helps support education, child development, and food security for some of the world’s poorest...