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Copyright © 2007 the brookings institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without permission in writing from the Brookings Institution Press. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication data Too poor for peace? : global poverty, conflict, and security in the 21st century / Lael Brainard, Derek Chollet, editors. p. cm. “The chapters draw from a conference at the Aspen Institute held on August 2 to August 4, 2006, called, “The Tangled Web: The Poverty-Insecurity Nexus.” Summary: “Investigates the complex and dynamic relationship between poverty and insecurity, exploring possible agents for change. Brings the latest lessons and intellectual framework to bear in an examination of African leadership, the private sector, and American foreign aid as vehicles for improving economic conditions and security”—Provided by publisher. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13: 978-0-8157-1375-3 (pbk. : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-8157-1375-4 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Poverty—Developing countries—Congresses. 2. Political violence—Developing countries—Congresses. 3. Economic assistance, American—Developing countries— Congresses. 4. Public-private sector cooperation—Congresses. 5. Peace building— Congresses. I. Brainard, Lael. II. Chollet, Derek H. III. Title. HC59.72.P6T66 2007 339.4'6091724—dc22 2007008943 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 The paper used in this publication meets minimum requirements of the American National Standard for Information Sciences—Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials: ANSI Z39.48-1992. Typeset in Adobe Garamond Composition by Cynthia Stock Silver Spring, Maryland Printed by R. R. Donnelley Harrisonburg, Virginia 00-1375-3 fm 3/30/07 1:25 PM Page iv ...


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