Shorr, David; Chollet, Derek; Singh, Vikram
December 2008
Foreign Service Journal;Dec2008, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p28
The article focuses on the debate regarding the global role of the U.S. in supporting and helping to stabilize the weak and failing countries. It states that lack of capacity in key international affairs agencies, particularly the Department of States and the Agency for International Development, is the major focus of the discussion. It reveals that the shortfall in funding for international affairs agencies hinders the ability of the country to manage the full range of challenges it confronts.


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