CGD in the News

President Trump Has No Idea What’s Happening in Puerto Rico (Washington Post)


From the op-ed:

Extraordinary crises are the acid test of presidential leadership.

World Bank's Kim Says Most Members 'On Board' With Capital Hike (Reuters)


From the article:

However, Kim has one major obstacle to increasing the bank’s capital base: a reluctant Trump administration, which as the World Bank’s largest shareholder, effectively holds veto power over its decisions.

Puerto Rico Aid & the Jones Act Post-Hurricane Maria (CNN with Wolf Blitzer)


Center for Global Development senior fellow Jeremy Konyndyk, former director of USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, talks disaster relief and recovery efforts, and weighs in on the Jones Act debate following Hurricane Maria on CNN's Wolf Blitzer.