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Aid Agencies

Afghan Police and Army Still Not Ready to Safeguard Civilians

Louis Belanger | Posted 11.29.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

The Afghan army and especially the police are still not ready to properly safeguard civilians, as 20,000 police have yet to receive training and the force routinely does not investigate civilian deaths at its own hands.

'The Crisis Caravan': Charity's Road to Hell?

Peter Christian Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Christian Hall

We should ask more questions about where public and private contributions are going.

Haiti Will Never be the Same

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gina Athena Ulysse

It is still difficult to absorb the images. Though I have now heard from my family members, I experience symptoms of trauma, mainly dissociation -- my mind seeks sporadic distances from my body.

When Aid Agencies Listen

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dennis Whittle

The aid industry has spent over $2 trillion since World War II to help spur the development of poorer countries, with not enough to show for it.