When Jacqueline Novogratz first traveled to Africa in 1986, she meant business -- the serious business of sharing her entrepreneurial know-how with the poor. Now, the founder of the Acumen Fund, a nonprofit venture capital firm that works in developing countries, tells FP why she first went abroad and why it's time to end the culture of handouts.
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Gary Langer on why Edward Luttwak's aerial bombing strategy can't win in Afghanistan.
Dmitry Rogozin and Ronald Asmus on why Andrew Bacevich's call to pull America out of NATO is unrealistic.
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The gas guzzlers at the Pentagon are under orders to get ecofriendly. The impact could be huge.
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They told us it would usher in a new era of freedom, political activism, and perpetual peace. They were wrong.