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The Aid-Corruption Paradox: How Should the U.S. Allocate Foreign Aid?

The United States spends about $34 billion annually on foreign aid, frequently to countries that have abysmal corruption track records (see the exact allocations here… 941 more words


Duterte Has Been Making Friends. He's Doing it Really Well!

Shinzo Abe, the Japanese Prime Minister is the first foreign head of state that visited the Philippines in President Rodrigo Duterte’s term.

He came with a box of a wonderful surprises! 163 more words


Tracking Foreign Aid

You can find out how much money the United States spends on foreign assistance, and where that money is going, on ForeignAssistance.gov—an official U.S. website that publishes this data. 329 more words

International Affairs

Reducing Corruption in the Use of Development Aid: The Payment by Results Model

Corrupt diversion of development aid in recipient countries affects both the efficacy of the intended development programs and the willingness to supply aid in donor countries. 914 more words


The things I learned about Uganda in one year

Africa is uncivilized, dangerous, wild, poor, sick, AIDS stricken, hungry. Africa needs help from the West to stay alive. Africans are welcoming the Westerns with open arms to quench their thirst for new knowledge and skills. 1,504 more words


'Giving while living' philanthropist Charles Feeney gives away the last of his fortune

Charles F Feeney made a promise in 2011 to give away his fortune by the end of 2016. He has kept his own promise.

American philanthropist, 85-year-old Charles Francis Feeney (1931-), known as Chuck, of Atlantic Philanthropies, a collection of private foundations that he started and funded, had about $1.5 billion remaining of his fortune in 2011 when he made that promise. 548 more words

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