Tom Vogel

Tom Vogel

Posts by Tom Vogel

  • August 26, 2009

    Community leaders discuss the FY10 State Foreign Operations Bill with Lincoln and Mario Diaz-Balart

    Tom Vogel | August 26, 2009

    Community leaders discuss the FY10 State Foreign Operations Bill with Lincoln and Mario Diaz-Balart: In separate meetings last week, key community leaders from the USGLC’s Florida Advisory Committee met with representatives of both Mario and...

  • August 4, 2009

    Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Discusses Sec. Clinton’s Trip

    Tom Vogel | August 4, 2009

    Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnny Carson described in detail the goals and purpose of Secretary Clinton’s trip to Africa this week at a press briefing on Thursday.  Carson, said “The Secretary will underline America’s...

  • July 28, 2009

    Secretary Clinton’s Trip to Africa

    Tom Vogel | July 28, 2009

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is travelling to Africa next week to follow through on President Obama’s commitment to make Africa a priority in U.S. foreign policy. State Department officials announced that Secretary Clinton will begin her...

  • July 20, 2009

    Secretary Clinton Talks About Elevating Development and Diplomacy

    Tom Vogel | July 20, 2009

    “I am committed to elevating diplomacy and development to be on an equal par with defense, as part of our foreign policy. And, to that end, the State Department will be doing the very first quadrennial diplomacy and development review with...

  • July 17, 2009

    An Argument for Foreign Aid

    Tom Vogel | July 17, 2009

    “The United States can help. Foreign assistance that saves lives, alleviates hunger, fights diseases, and creates opportunities is in everyone’s interest. Today’s humanitarian concerns are often tomorrow’s disasters, and aid...

  • July 13, 2009

    Aid Discussed on the Kojo Nnamdi Show

    Tom Vogel | July 13, 2009

    Today on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU 88.5, Kojo discussed the future of U.S. foreign assistance with guests Sheila Herrling and Paul O’Brien, both members of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network . The program covered topics regarding Ghan...

  • July 12, 2009

    Introducing the New and Improved USGLC!

    Tom Vogel | July 12, 2009

    We look forward to working with you in educating the American public about the importance of diplomacy and development, and in advocating for a robust International Affairs Budget.  At the USGLC, we want to partner with you in promoting smart power...

  • July 10, 2009

    House Passes FY10 State, Foreign Ops Bill by Large Margin

    Tom Vogel | July 10, 2009

    Also yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee marked up its version of the FY10 State, Foreign Operations bill, approving the $48.7 billion measure by a 29 to 1 committee vote...