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A “Forward Deployed” U.S. Foreign Policy Focus
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has just embarked on a 13 day mission to Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, and Australia. The travel mirrors an interesting shift in U.S. foreign policy strategy under the current administration.
Mark Clack and Elizabeth Tregaskis Gordon 
Bangladesh Court Erodes International Standards
In 2009, the Government of Bangladesh, led by Sheikh Hasina’s newly-elected Awami League Party, announced its intention to prosecute war crimes committed during Bangladesh’s 1971 War of Liberation
Mark Clack 
Cassidy & Associates Forms Strategic Alliance with AgriThority
Cassidy & Associates has developed a strategic partnership with Missroui based AgriThority.
 
Cassidy Hosts African Delegation for Women and Youth Panel
Her Excellency, Hajiya Amina Namadi Sambo, Wife of the Vice President of Nigeria and His Excellency Professor Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye the Ambassador of Nigeria to the United States led a delegation recently for a panel discussion at the Cassidy & Associates office in Washington, D.C.
 
Cassidy Hosts Chinese Aerospace Delegation
Cassidy & Assoicates hosts Chinese delegation for second in series of public policy roundtable discussions in Washington.
 
Cassidy to Help Build Diversity in the Boardroom
Cassidy & Associates and its sister company Weber Shandwick have started work on a multi-phased public affairs campaign for the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), a national group of current and former African American CEOs and senior executives at Fortune 500 and equivalent companies.
 
Cassidy’s Mark Clack to Moderate US-Africa Panel at Harvard's Kennedy School
Is America’s approach to foreign assistance suitable for Africa’s changing dynamics? Cassidy & Associates Senior Vice President Mark Clack will help answer that question and many others on the rising significance of US-Africa relations as he moderates a panel discussion at the 9th Annual Black Policy Conference.
 
Export Promotion
The Brookings Institute’s Metropolitan Studies Program published a report last month which examines how exports impact U.S. metropolitan economies. Export Nation found evidence that export intensive industries boost growth, provide higher wages and foster innovation.
Gerald S. J. Cassidy 
Guinea: A Triumph for African Democracy
As posted earlier today on the Huffington Post. What is happening today in the Republic of Guinea deserves a closer look from other African nations and the international community.
 
Guinea: Moving On to the Second Round Election
As posted earlier today on the Huffington Post
Amos Hochstein and Mark Clack 
Improving Trade with Africa
Quietly and effectively, the Obama Administration is in the process of instituting a U.S.-Africa policy that promotes enhanced trade between the United States and Sub Saharan Africa (SSA).
Mark Clack 
The U.S. Trade Agenda
Now that Washington, D.C. has had an opportunity to thoroughly digest and analyze last week’s mid-term election and dramatic gains by the Republican Party, the nation’s attention has pivoted toward consideration of whether or not a divided government can effectively work together to aid our nation’s economic recovery. One area where many Washington analysts believe progress through compromise can be made is in U.S. Trade policy.
Mark Clack 
The “Supplemental” U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement
On December 3rd, it was announced the U.S. and South Korea had reached an agreement to amend the three year old free trade agreement known as KORUS FTA.
Mark Clack 
Trade in The Balance
The recent failure of the U.S. and South Korea to reach a final agreement on the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement should be viewed as a temporary setback.
Mark Clack 
What's China's stake in Washington?
Get some answers from a new episode of Cassidy's On Site series as a Chinese aerospace delegation participates in Cassidy & Associates' ongoing public policy symposium.
 
What’s the Real Reason Why The White House Should Go to Africa?
President Obama’s trip next week to sub-Saharan Africa has generated quite a bit of attention recently in Washington, not for its merits or goals, but its expense.
 
Will Obama’s Summer Trip to Africa ‘Power’ His Legacy to the Continent?
In the first of a two part interview, Cassidy & Associates Senior Vice President Mark Clack discusses a renewed emphasis on Africa by the White House as it prepares for President Obama's trip to sub-Saharan Africa this summer and a potential initiative addressing "energy poverty" on the continent.
 
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