Natsios, Fontaine Join Experts to Talk Poverty, Foreign Policy, and Their Impact on National Security

MINNEAPOLIS , Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at the Republican National Convention, eight leaders in the area of foreign policy and national security called on the next President to reform America's approach to national security and...

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) ( is a nonpartisan American public policy and grantmaking institution dedicated to promoting greater cooperation and understanding between North America and Europe . GMF does this by supporting individuals and institutions working on transatlantic issues, by convening leaders to discuss the most pressing transatlantic themes, and by examining ways in which transatlantic cooperation can address a variety of global policy challenges. In addition, GMF supports a number of initiatives to strengthen democracies. Founded in 1972 through a gift from Germany on the 25th anniversary of the Marshall Plan as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC , GMF has seven offices in Europe : Berlin , Bratislava , Paris , Brussels , Belgrade , Ankara , and Bucharest .

The Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is a nationally ranked graduate school that inspires, educates, and supports innovative leaders to advance the common good in a diverse world. The Humphrey Institute is home to the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance (CSPG), which is directed by nationally prominent political scientist Lawrence Jacobs . Founded in 2005, CSPG strives to develop practical, independent, and non-partisan solutions through objective, high- quality analysis, public forums, and civic engagement. Visit CSPG online at

SOURCE Oxfam America