Posts Tagged: foreign Assistance

A common flaw in U.S. foreign policy is the politicization of foreign assistance. Whether Republican or Democratic, U.S. administrations allow narrowly defined "national interests" - instead of needs, priorities, and realities in a given country - to dictate foreign assistance. And Rwanda is an excellent case in point.

Politicizing Aid

Can progressives in good conscience demand increased international aid under Randall Tobias, Bush's pick for director of foreign assistance? Not likely.