Foreign Assistance and Foreign Policy – a lecture by Eric Reading, April 6, 2017

Reading is executive vice president of the development firm Chemonics International, whose mission is to promote change around the world to “help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.” He contends that while foreign assistance is commonly known for its humanitarian outcomes, foreign assistance is a vital component of the U.S. national security strategy and critical to U.S. economic prosperity.