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Hundreds of millions of dollars in US aid that helps prevent child and maternal deaths and reduces unintended pregnancies worldwide could be at risk under a Donald Trump administration, campaigners and thinktanks have warned. Citing “worrisome” indicators, such as Trump’s U-turn against abortion, his pledge to appoint pro-life justices to the Supreme Court and his choice of Mike Pence, an anti-abortion activist, as vice-presidential running mate...

New York Post: President Trump, by Marco Verch

How did it happen, and what will happen next?

Explore the relationship between politics, perception and public diplomacy in this special U.S. Presidential election blog roundup.  

CPD convenes leaders from business, technology, and diplomacy to discuss future collaborations. 

Marines Share American Tradition With Iraqi Highway Patrol, by DVIDSHUB

Despite current low levels of trust toward the U.S. from the Iraqi populace, not all hope is lost.

Destroyed House, by Ibrahem Qasim

The media is failing to tell the full story, and that's part of the problem.

On October 14, the U.S. departments of the Treasury and Commerce also released a sixth set of regulatory amendments to the Cuba sanctions program. These amendments make it easier to engage in authorized travel and business with Cuba [...] “I believe in the Cuban people. This is not just a policy of normalizing relations with the Cuban government. The United States of America is normalizing relations with the Cuban people,” the president said.

Iraq School, by Angie Johnston

Despite working closely with Iraq against the Islamic State, the U.S. is still regarded with suspicion.

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