In addressing the root causes of migration, building allies, developing markets and advancing U.S. interests, the Inter-American Foundation provides the best dollar-for-dollar return on U.S. investment in Latin America. Yet the Trump administration wants to end it as part of its proposed budget cuts.
As with Iraq in 2003, the U.S. military has planned and prepared for defeating North Korea militarily in great detail. But reconstructing and stabilizing the country afterward has not received enough attention. The U.S. military needs to identify what it might need to do after combat operations in a potential Korean war.