Devex Examines U.S. President Obama’s Approach To, Logic For Development Policies During Tenure

Devex: Was there an Obama development doctrine?
“For the last eight years, U.S. development professionals have looked to President Barack Obama to steer the country’s aid efforts. As he now leaves office, the development community is left to examine the legacy of the 44th president’s decisions — and the logic that underpinned them. Was Obama’s approach to development guided by a doctrine of its own? If so, what was it?…” (Igoe/Saldinger, 1/19).