Trump Administration’s Approach To U.S. Foreign Aid Disruptive, Puts Lives At Risk Worldwide, Experts Say

The Guardian: Fears grow that Trump’s threat to U.S. foreign aid is putting lives at risk
“America’s … foreign assistance program is facing ‘unprecedented’ disruption a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, according to former top officials who have described the White House’s approach as deeply counterproductive and putting lives at risk. … Questions over the future of the U.S. aid budget, and what the purpose of American aid should be, have also been injected into the wider ideological struggle over America’s global role, including the fear that an isolationist Trump is leading a wide-ranging U.S. withdrawal from international institutions…” (Beaumont, 2/10).

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