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Former USAID Administrator Gayle Smith Discusses South Sudan Conflict, Potential U.S. Foreign Aid Funding Cuts In Podcast

Development Policy Centre’s “DevPolicy Blog”: The future of USAID and more
Ashlee Betteridge, research officer at the Development Policy Centre, highlights the most recent “Pod Save the World podcast, where former National Security Council (NSC) spokesperson under Obama, Tommy Veitor, interviews Gayle Smith, the former head of USAID.” The two discuss the crisis in South Sudan and the potential impact of proposed cuts to foreign aid under the Trump administration. “Smith makes a strong case for the importance of USAID and the skills and value of its staff, highlighting some of its success stories in recent years…” (4/3).