Devex Examines Motivations Of Aid Donors

Devex: With nationalism on the rise, are aid donors becoming more selfish?
“On Wednesday Tim Burchett, a Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, suggested to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the administration might consider using foreign aid as a stick, instead of a carrot. ‘Will the U.S. be leveraging American foreign aid to encourage countries to stand with us at the U.N. as has been suggested?’ Burchett asked Pompeo, who was on Capitol Hill to defend the administration’s third straight proposal to enact deep cuts in international affairs spending…” (Igoe, 3/28).

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