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Foriegn Aid

The Predictable Disaster in Nepal

Blair Glencorse | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Blair Glencorse

Despite the challenges, Nepal has huge amounts of social capital, diaspora engagement, international goodwill and access to regional resources. It is time for all of us to capitalize on these and make sure the earthquake response is timely, fair and accountable. This is the very least the people of Nepal deserve.

The War On Soft Power

Foreign Policy | Posted 06.14.2011 | World

Last week, U.S. President Barack Obama and Congress struggled until the 11th hour to agree on budget cuts that would avert a government shutdown. The ...

Sachs Ironies: Why Critics are Better for Foreign Aid than Apologists

William Easterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Easterly

Jeffrey Sachs, the world's leading apologist and fundraiser for the aid establishment, has written a ferocious personal attack on me in his HuffPost blog, "Aid Ironies." Allow me to defend myself.

Letter to My Son

Bill Budinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Budinger

Can Americans rise above their immediate self interest and do what needs to be done?

U.S. Intervention in Bolivia

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

The alleged support by the United States... of the violent uprising in eastern Bolivia has led U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg's expulsion from La Paz.