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Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence.
Thanksgiving is the warmest of holidays. It is uncomplicated by gift-giving or getting and uncluttered by a round of holiday parties. It revolves, quite simply, around sharing a meal with family and friends and giving thanks for them and other blessings.
The violence and displacement in the eastern Congo illustrate the type of security vacuum that over time the U.S. can help address through its new Africa Command.
The list of international challenges for President-elect Obama is lengthy, and humanitarian reform is nowhere near the top. Nonetheless, the advent of his administration presents an opportunity to rethink the way the United States approaches humanitarian response in a number of key areas.
All around the world people want to know how American policy will change when Barack Obama becomes president. I expect greater U.S. engagement on two humanitarian crises—Darfur and Iraqi displacement.