Posts Tagged: Foreign Aid
International slow-walking — and threatened cuts to aid from the Trump administration — could exacerbate a burgeoning ebola outbreak in the Congo.
A "Trumpified" USAID will now rate countries's suitability for aid based on criteria developed by a far-right think tank... that wants to end development aid.
As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
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.