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American Foreign Aid

Why Development Works

Asma Lateef | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Asma Lateef

Our global success depends on countries working together to solve the problems of hunger and poverty. Development assistance is one of the most effective ways to transform lives around the world.

To Our Next President: Global Leadership Begins With Foreign Aid

David Weiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
David Weiss

With Election Day now here and the outcome an apparent toss-up, one important topic left uncovered has been the important role of U.S. foreign assistance.

Foreign Aid Is a Very Sad Weapon

Ben Barber | Posted 08.25.2012 | World
Ben Barber

Ironically, we threaten to cut aid to countries where the people who might get the food, medicine, school books and other aid, have absolutely no control or responsibility for the actions of their governments.

A 'To Do' List for US Troops Now Arriving in Haiti

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 06.04.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

If indeed the US troops are in Haiti for "humanitarian reasons," there is plenty for them to do before the hurricane season begins.