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National Democratic Institute representative in Kazakhstan, Eric Kessler, lectures Kazakh political activists on how to set up a political party. (USAID)
Live Online
live online Washington Post reporter Michael Dobbs discussed the findings in the Politics of Compassion series.
 Former USAID administrator J. Brian Atwood talked about the future of U.S. foreign aid.
Commentary
 4 Reasons to Aid Democracy Abroad by Thomas Carothers (1/29/01)
On the Web
 USAID in Poland
 Chemonics International Inc.
 American Council for Voluntary International Action:InterAction
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