Foreign Aid


The United States and Asia's Newest Tiger: Trade, Aid and Governance in Vietnam

October 2007

Vietnam has become the newest "Asian tiger." The U.S. played a leading role in negotiating Vietnam's January 2007 entry into the World Trade Organization and the 2001 U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement.

2010 Payne Lecture Series: Giving Back: Finding the Best Way to Make a Difference

April 2010

Bill Gates is the Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he shapes and approves foundation strategies, reviews results, advocates for the foundation’s issues and helps set overall direction of the organization.

2010 Payne Lecture Series: The Struggle for the Broader Middle East: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go

May 2010

Zalmay Khalilzad is President and CEO of Khalilzad Associates LLC, an international advisory firm.