Thomas Carothers, Frances Z. Brown , carnegieendowment.org
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Summary: President Trump has attacked U.S. support for democracy overseas. Here is how Congress can limit the damage.
While the new U.S. Congress will face deep divides on many issues, it does have a chance to act on one issue upon which both sides broadly agree: supporting democracy abroad.
Under President Donald Trump, U.S. government support for democracy around the world has reached its lowest ebb in forty years. Many American diplomats and aid providers diligently continue to defend democracy overseas. But their leader’s praise for dictators, disdain for U.S. liberal allies, and anti-democratic outbursts at home have undercut these efforts.Despite this, the 116th Congress can and should step up to reaffirm the United States’ decades-old commitment to supporting democracy around the world. By passing new and useful legislation, encouraging pro-democracy diplomacy, and showing its support for d..
Increasing Internet access will be a key component to boosting Cuban businesses, according to President Obama. In remarks made alongside Cuban President Raul Castro as well as a separate forum on Cuban entrepreneurship, the President emphasized the Internet’s role in improving and expanding the country’s ability to innovate. “In the 21st century, countries cannot be successful
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A public talk to be presented by Professors Gi-Wook Shin and Andray Abrahamian, The Korea Foundation, Stanford University.
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
4:30 – 6:30 pm / Gould Library Athenaeum
KIM AND TRUMP talk, Lib Athenaeum, Wednesday, April 24th, 4:30 pm Everyone is welcome! REFRESHMENTS!
The Carleton College History department is pleased to host a Korea Foundation presentation on North Korea and US-ROK relations, “Kim and Trump: North Korea and the United States in an Era of Change,” Wednesday, April 24th, 4:30-6:30 pm, in the Gould Library Athenaeum, by Professors Gi-Wook Shin and Andray Abrahamian of the Korea Foundation of Los Angeles and Stanford University. This event is free and open to the campus and the wider public. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Since its inception in 1991, the Korea Foundation has served as a bridge from South Korea to the rest of the world, connecting Koreans to the global community through a variety of academic an..
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The hometown of Kocho Racin, a place of poetry, culture, history and tradition – my first visit to Veles Last week, I travelled only a short distance from Skopje to visit Veles. It was a packed day as there was a lot to discuss and a lot of people to see and meet. Although Veles has a rich cultural history, our conversations were focussed on its future.
Mayor Ace Kocevski talked about his plans for the development of the city and increased investment and the necessity of public administration reforms and decentralisation to allow the municipalities to deliver for their citizens. The UK is working with the Ministry for Information Society and Administration in support of the reform of the public administration. But delivering this across the country will be a challenging task and needs the engagement of the municipalities. I d..