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Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Administrator Designate Dr. Rajiv Shah December 1, 2009
Date:12/1/2009

fuel prices, severe climate events and the aftermath of the global financial crisis. The last 18 months have demonstrated the cruel truth of our global interdependence: It is the world's poorest who often suffer the most from problems not of their making; they are the most vulnerable to the greatest threats of our time - from climate change to extreme poverty to extremist ideology.

and by now we are aware of the risks to America when poverty, corruption and conflict elsewhere go unaddressed. Diseases like TB, left unchecked, can make it to our shores. A child denied a basic education and the chance for a secure future will not be able to live up to his or her potential and contribute to the global economy. Corrupt regimes waste precious resources and weaken institutions while enabling illicit trafficking of people, arms and drugs. We know that young adults denied the security and dignity of a job and the skills to do that job are vulnerable to other influences in their search for security and dignity.

President Obama has called for America to re-engage around the globe to address these challenges and recast American influence and ideals around the world. Secretary Gates has joined Secretary Clinton in highlighting that development must stand with diplomacy and defense to constitute the three pillars of our national foreign policy. There is broad consensus that development - both the investment of resources to solve problems and the policy and technical cooperation that allows for the drawing down of that investment - is more critical today than ever.

It is an honor to appear before this Committee as the nominee for USAID Administrator at a time when there is such broad, bipartisan recognition of both the importance of development to our foreign policy and the critical need to improve the way we work to help achieve it. I would suggest that not since the founding of USAID in 1961 and the passage of the Foreign Assis
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