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Why should global development policy be important to the next US President? This is what we’re asking in today’s CGD Podcast. And what should the next administration do to make sure the US retains and reinforces its influence with developing nations? I’m talking with CGD Senior Fellow Ben Leo who is also co-editor of our major new project The White House and the World – more than a dozen original papers and at least thirty practical policy proposals for the next President – ranging across aid, trade, energy, migration, investment and climate - that will help US development policies remain up–to–date and effective. It’s a triple win: the right thing to do for developing nations, for America’s national security and for its commercial interests too. The White House and the World tells you how.