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Trump Administration’s Expected Foreign Aid Cuts Will Face Opposition, Feasibility Challenges

Humanosphere: Waves of opposition slam Trump proposal to cut foreign aid
Humanosphere correspondent Tom Murphy reports on the Trump administration’s proposed budget plan, which increases military spending by $54 billion next year, and discusses how “[a]n array of leaders from the military to nonprofits are upset that the foreign aid budget will suffer cuts as part of the plan” (2/28).

U.N. Dispatch: Cutting the Foreign Aid Budget Is Going to Be Harder than Trump Thinks
Mark Leon Goldberg, managing editor of the U.N. Dispatch, discusses two potential issues with the Trump administration’s proposed federal budget, writing, “[A] massive reduction in foreign aid in order to offset budget increases elsewhere is both numerically impossible and politically unfeasible” (2/28).

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