CFR Backgrounder Examines U.S. Foreign Aid Spending

Council on Foreign Relations: How Does the U.S. Spend Its Foreign Aid?
In this backgrounder, James McBride, CFR senior online writer/editor in economics, describes foreign aid, its objectives, and arguments for and against; examines how much the U.S. spends and how; highlights the agencies that manage foreign aid and the countries that receive the most; and discusses how U.S. spending compares with other nations’ aid outlays (4/11).

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