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By Susan E. Rice,Corinne Graff,Carlos Pascual

Former Brookings Senior Fellow Susan E. Rice spearheads an research of the connections among poverty and fragile states and the consequences for American defense. Coedited by way of Rice and previous Brookings colleagues Corinne Graff and Carlos Pascual, Confronting Poverty is a well timed reminder that assuaging worldwide poverty and shoring up susceptible states will not be in simple terms humanitarian and fiscal imperatives, yet key elements of a extra balanced and sustainable U.S. nationwide safeguard strategy.

Rice elucidates the connection among poverty, country weak point, and transnational protection threats, and Graff and Pascual provide coverage suggestions. The book's overarching conclusions spotlight the necessity to put money into poverty relief and ability construction in susceptible states as a way to holiday the vicious cycle of poverty, fragility, and transnational threats.

Confronting Poverty grows out of a undertaking on international poverty and U.S. nationwide safety that Rice directed at Brookings from 2002 via January 2009, ahead of she grew to become U.S. everlasting consultant to the United Nations.

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