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I just posted a short analysis of the current state of play of the MCA account funding in the FY08 International Affairs budget and the impact of various funding and policy differences, including the amendment introduced by Senator Lugar to change the MCA’s compact funding obligations policy, on the MCA and the countries working hard to make the grade. I've blogged these issues and my views for the last few months, but consolidate it all here for easy reference, along with some recommendations Congress and the administration to address the real issues hindering MCA implementation.
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