Elimination of USIP: As Conflict Erupts Around the World, the US Must Not Defund This Critical Program, The Daily Call, 9/5/17

By: David J. Smith,  September 7, 2017

As part of  major cuts to foreign policy efforts, the Trump administration has proposed eliminating the U.S. Institute of Peace.  The Institute went through this threat in 2010. Apparently, the legislation that could end USIP could be voted on any day now.

This piece by Olivia Enos of The Daily Call (a Heritage Foundation publication) makes the case for keeping USIP, which has worked to advance non-partisan approaches to global conflict.

Click here or below for the entire piece

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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