As President Trump and his administration create their first budget request for Congress in the coming weeks, they have an opportunity to fund fully the U.S. international affairs account — a decision which is not only the smart choice, but also the benevolent one.

Observers fear there may be huge cuts proposed to the foreign-affairs account (a.k.a. the “150 account”), which funds all our global health and foreign assistance programs — the same account that grew exponentially under President George W. Bush, and that President Barack Obama protected and grew even in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

Read the full article in The Washington Post by Cathleen Falsani, an author and journalist who specializes in the intersection of faith and culture.