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U.S. Should Reform, Not Cut, Foreign Aid, Development Assistance, Bipartisan Task Force Recommends

Washington Times: Foreign aid task force recommends ‘fixing the plumbing,’ not cutting flow for development
“Any reorganization of U.S. foreign aid should focus on ‘fixing the plumbing’ of international development programs rather than sharply cutting back government funding overall, according to a bipartisan report released this week. A task force organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies recommended preserving the U.S. Agency for International Development as an independent agency coordinating all U.S. foreign assistance, and not folding the agency into the State Department as some critics of current aid efforts have proposed…” (Zietlow, 7/25).

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