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The Candidates on Foreign Aid

The Foreign Policy Association already has a blog on the 2008 elections. But as we get them narrowed down, I’ll also be keeping track of what the candidates say about foreign aid. The One campaign asked all of the candidates to explain their plans to address global poverty. Many replied with video as well as written explanations of their specific inititatives.



Kevin Dean

Kevin Dean is a graduate student pursuing a master's degree in international conflict management and humanitarian emergencies at Georgetown University. Before returning to school in Fall 2006, he spent six years working in the former Soviet Union - most of that time spent in Central Asia. He has managed a diverse range of international development programs for the US State Department and USAID. He has also consulted for several UN agencies and international NGOs, and is fluent in Russian. Kevin is originally from Des Moines, Iowa and studied Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Iowa.