Posts Tagged: Foreign Aid
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.
Haiti's reconstruction still has a long ways to go, but needed development industry reforms can go a long way toward strengthening local government and providing jobs for Haitians not just outsiders.
With Asian countries investing heavily in a diverse portfolio of African interests, why is the United States still only focused on the continent's oil?
Without political reform, Laos will continue to be mired in debt and poverty, argues Ronald Bruce St John.