Posts Tagged: Foreign Aid
Washington wants to loosen its human rights aid restrictions even as Egyptian security forces killed 500 people in their custody last year.
Several countries afflicted by the Zika virus are asking women to delay getting pregnant. Yet local laws — and U.S. foreign aid rules — make it impossible for many to get a safe abortions.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
The right-wing pro-Israel lobby AIPAC is slowly losing its bipartisan appeal. Here's why that's a good thing.
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.