Former President Bush Calls U.S. Foreign Aid ‘Moral, Practical,’ Urges Continued Funding Of Global HIV/AIDS Programs

The Hill: George W. Bush urges ‘moral, practical’ spending on global interests
“Former President George W. Bush on Thursday called for ‘moral’ and ‘practical’ spending on global interests, emphasizing the capacity for the U.S. to save lives around the world. … ‘I believe that spending less than two-tenths of one percent of our federal budget to save millions of lives is the moral, the practical, and in the national security interests of the United States,’ he said. Bush, who was recognized by the [Atlantic Council] with its Distinguished International Leadership Award, used his remarks to urge the international community to continue fighting against HIV and AIDS…” (Delk, 5/10).

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