Posts Tagged: Foreign Aid
Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
As Haiti faces yet another political crisis, it’s time to recognize the role the international community has played in creating it.
Washington is threatening to withhold development aid unless El Salvador adopts economic policies that Salvadorans just voted against.
Aid to foreign militaries is quickly eclipsing development assistance in the U.S. foreign aid budget.
With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results.
Another round of flooding in Pakistan offers the United States an opportunity to build goodwill in a strained relationship.
Washington is courting a dictator in order to continue its war in Afghanistan.
Money has been pouring into Timor-Leste, but it has not translated into meaningful development.
With Osama bin Laden's demise, it's high time that our leaders realize that short-term gains from alliances with tyrannical regimes aren't worth the long-term problems they foster.