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Reinventing Diplomacy and Development?

John Norris discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's preview of the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review results.

In an article in Foreign Affairs, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton previewed the results of the long-anticipated Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, or QDDR, which is expected by the end of the year. Without the final QDDR in hand, interpreting the article obviously takes some reading between the lines, but it is clear there are some very important takeaways in the three areas that the Secretary stresses: modernizing diplomacy; making development more effective; and creating a stronger nexus between diplomacy and development, including in fragile states.

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John Norris

Senior Fellow; Executive Director, Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative