Posts Tagged: Foreign Aid
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.
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.