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The Evolution and Future of Donor Assistance for HIV/AIDS

Authors: Kammerle Schneider and Laurie Garrett

This Working Paper, a contribution to the aids2031 project, focuses on the future of donor financing for HIV prevention and treatment programs and makes recommendations for what the donor community and national governments can do now to build a foundation that ensures steady, long-term funding for HIV/AIDS and alleviates the impact of future challenges.

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Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium: Panel I: The Current State of Play (Audio)

Speakers: Lisa Curtis, Daniel S. Markey, and Ronald E. Neumann
Presider: Karen J. DeYoung

Listen to experts describe the current state of play in Afghanistan and Pakistan and how developments on the ground are affecting decision makers in the United States.

This discussion was part of the Council on Foreign Relations' Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium.

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Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium: Panel II: Options and Prescriptions for U.S. Policy (Audio)

Speakers: Clare Lockhart, John A. Nagl, and J. Alexander Thier
Presider: Kori Schake

Listen to a panel of experts outline the range of options available for U.S. foreign policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan and their prescriptions moving forward.

This conversation was part of the Council on Foreign Relations' Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium.

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Analysis Brief

A New Kind of Aid for Pakistan

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

President Obama's strategy calls for increased development assistance to Pakistan. But implementation may face serious challenges amid deteriorating security conditions in Pakistan and lack of institutional capacity in Washington.

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Making Aid Work

A senior USAID official and CFR's Isobel Coleman discuss aid priorities in Pakistan and how development programs can be made more effective.

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The Future of Foreign Assistance Amid Global Economic and Financial Crisis (Audio)

Speaker: Laurie Garrett
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Laurie A. Garrett, CFR senior fellow for global health, discuss her recent report, "The Future of Foreign Assistance Amid Global Economic and Financial Crisis: Advancing Global Health in the U.S. Development Agenda" as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

Learn more about CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative.

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The Future of Foreign Assistance Amid Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Author: Laurie Garrett

Though the United States of America faces its toughest budgetary and economic challenges since the Great Depression, it cannot afford to eliminate, or even reduce, its foreign assistance spending. For clear reasons of political influence, national security, global stability, and humanitarian concern the United States must, at a minimum, stay the course in its commitments to global health and development, as well as basic humanitarian relief. In this report, Laurie A. Garrett makes recommendations for the future of foreign aid under a new presidential administration and Congress.

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