After years of research and development, the U.S. government has new, non-military options to prevent violent conflict. But now these tools, structures, and resources face devastating cuts as the Trump administration solidifies its military-first foreign policy. Senators Rubio (FL), Young (IN), and Portman (OH) have a chance to step up and protect them.
The U.S. government needs tools outside of the military to address complex crises that the military should not and cannot solve. But President Trump’s proposed cuts to diplomacy and development will drastically undermine civilian efforts to prevent genocide and mass atrocities.
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