Foreign Policy

It is time for a paradigm shift in U.S. foreign aid

America needs to rethink how we distribute our foreign aid around the world. I came to Congress on the promise of cutting wasteful government spending.  There are plenty of examples of the government playing loose with taxpayer money, but...

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Drone death numbers: has my family been counted?

On Friday, President Obama announced the number of civilians he believes he has killed with drones over the past seven years. The number is between 64 and 116. These were ordinary people killed in countries where the U.S. is not at war; in places...

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Moldova’s Tywin Lannister?

U.S. policymakers, and international financial institutions (IFIs), including the White House, the State Department, the Justice Department, and the IMF, need to take a fresh look at Moldova, a small but vital country in Eastern Europe. Moldova’s...

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How entrepreneurship can combat terror … really

Today’s headlines—dominated  by stories that address the terrors of extremism, be it political or religious—have left many of us groping for a solution. How about a solution in the form of a business concept like entrepreneurship? On first...

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