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Haiti’s Changing Tide Report
Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Task Force 2 Search and Rescue team have a meeting to prepare to leave for Haiti to help in that country's devastating earthquake. (AP/Francis Specker)

Haiti’s Changing Tide

Report from Reuben Brigety and Natalie Ondiak lays out a sustainable security strategy for Haiti that would initiate a virtuous circle of development in the country.

Striking the Appropriate Balance Article
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates holds a press briefing at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan last year. The Department of Defense's expanding role in foreign assistance comes from the recognition that conventional military operations are often insufficient to achieve strategic war objectives and that there is great value in preventing conflicts instead of reacting to them. (AP/Tech Sgt Jerry Morrison, U.S. Department of Defense, HO)

Striking the Appropriate Balance

CAP Action's Reuben Brigety testifies before the U.S House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the Department of Defense's expanding role in foreign assistance.

Reuben Brigety

Putting Aid and Trade to Work Report
A dried food seller with a friend at a makeshift shop during the Afghanistan Agricultural Trade Fair sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development and the Afghanistan International Chamber of Commerce. The two-day fair aimed to promote the country's agriculture products and find suitable foreign markets for them. (AP/Musadeq Sadeq)

Putting Aid and Trade to Work

Sabina Dewan and Reuben Brigety discuss how to foster sustainable security with international development.

Sabina Dewan, Reuben Brigety

Aid for the Future Article
Rajiv Shah, second from left, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, speaks to Syrian refugee children in one of the UNICEF tents at Zaatari Refugee Camp in Mafraq, Jordan, September 5, 2012. (AP/Mohammad Hannon)

Aid for the Future

CAPAF's Reuben Brigety testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the military's role in development assistance.

Reuben Brigety

Humanity as a Weapon of War Report
Since the release of CAP's report "Wired for Progress" in February, much progress has already been made on Capitol Hill in advancing many of the report's recommendations into concrete legislative language, and in building political will to see these ideas passed quickly into law. (AP/Gene J. Puskar)

Humanity as a Weapon of War

The second in a series of reports on sustainable security outlines critical elements of a successful civil-military approach to development.

Reuben Brigety