Posts Tagged: USAID
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.
A majority of Floridians now favor thawing U.S. relations with Cuba. Will Washington follow?
If the U.S. wants Cuba to release USAID contractor Alan Gross, it should give up its own political prisoners from Cuba.
Aid to foreign militaries is quickly eclipsing development assistance in the U.S. foreign aid budget.
A government-sponsored program to educate visiting Cuban students at U.S. universities has been hijacked by right-wing Cuban-American groups.
Four years since its devastating earthquake, progress in Haiti is slow and reconstruction efforts are lacking at best.
America’s money-soaked political system simultaneously bolsters the military-industrial complex and undermines diplomacy.
Rajiv Chandrasekaran's new book, Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan, details the bureaucratic infighting that sunk America's war in Afghanistan.
Moving toward a comprehensive policy of engagement with Cuba is in the national interest of the United States--and is certainly in the best interests of Alan Gross.
John Kerry may have bungled the lessons of Vietnam on Iraq, but when it comes to Cuba, he's gotten the message.