Religion and Foreign Policy Bulletin

January 15, 2010

In this issue:

SUSTAINING STABILITY IN HAITI


CFR's Kara C. McDonald writes that Haiti's earthquake lays bare woeful political and economic dysfunctions, but in the global disaster response, there is a chance to get aid right--"to secure a more consistent and lasting commitment to Haiti's political and social stability."

RESPONDING TO THE EARTHQUAKE AND BEYOND


In this CFR podcast, Edward C. Luck of the International Peace Institute, says that Haiti's horrific earthquake is a setback for the country's slowly improving development. He argues that while international efforts are important, especially in providing relief, ultimately Haiti's development must be driven by Haitians.