Jul 1, 2018
UNRWA isn’t just providing food aid, medical care, and education to Palestinians across the Middle East. For many Palestinian refugees, it can be the difference between life and death.
Apr 20, 2017
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.
Nov 12, 2015
Netanyahu requests a $2 billion increase in military aid on top of the more than $3 billion worth of weaponry that U.S. taxpayers provide to Israel each year.
May 30, 2013
With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results.
Nov 21, 2011
Another round of flooding in Pakistan offers the United States an opportunity to build goodwill in a strained relationship.
Nov 9, 2011
Washington is courting a dictator in order to continue its war in Afghanistan.
Jun 20, 2011
Money has been pouring into Timor-Leste, but it has not translated into meaningful development.
Jun 6, 2011
With Osama bin Laden’s demise, it’s high time that our leaders realize that short-term gains from alliances with tyrannical regimes aren’t worth the long-term problems they foster.
Apr 27, 2011
Haiti’s reconstruction still has a long ways to go, but needed development industry reforms can go a long way toward strengthening local government and providing jobs for Haitians not just outsiders.
Dec 4, 2010
U.S. aid to Israel should be given the same scrutiny as aid to Egypt.
Aug 16, 2010
We’d be better served by a policy that redirected funds to drug prevention education and treatment in the United States.
May 27, 2010
With Asian countries investing heavily in a diverse portfolio of African interests, why is the United States still only focused on the continent’s oil?
Feb 22, 2010
Not to worry, people of Haiti, help from the United States is on the way.
Dec 18, 2006
Without political reform, Laos will continue to be mired in debt and poverty, argues Ronald Bruce St John.
Nov 17, 2006
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