Development Leaders Discuss U.S. Foreign Isolationism, Impact On Conflicts, Humanitarian Responses At Carnegie Corporation Event

Devex: Amid Syria crisis, David Miliband stresses impact of global leadership ‘vacuum’
“Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, International Rescue Committee President David Miliband, and other global development leaders [at an event hosted by the Carnegie Corporation of New York] sounded an alarm on Tuesday on how American foreign isolationism could worsen conflicts and humanitarian responses in fragile contexts worldwide. Right now, all eyes are on Syria, following the recent U.S. withdrawal from the country’s northern region, and the subsequent offensive by Turkish military into the Kurdish territory…” (Lieberman, 10/16).