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Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR): Leading Through Civilian Power

Published December 15, 2010

The U.S. Department of State released its first Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) titled "Leading Through Civilian Power" on December 15, 2010.

The QDDR "provides a blueprint for elevating American "civilian power" to better advance our national interests and to be a better partner to the U.S. military. Leading through civilian power means directing and coordinating the resources of all America's civilian agencies to prevent and resolve conflicts; help countries lift themselves out of poverty into prosperous, stable, and democratic states; and build global coalitions to address global problems."




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