August 11, 2011

Match Foreign Aid to National Security

Heritage Foundation, Heritage Foundation

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The Security Assistance Act of 2011 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2012, H.R. 2583), which authorizes appropriations for the State Department for fiscal year (FY) 2012, represents a strong, back-to-basics answer to the Obama Administration’s overly ambitious attempts at redefining U.S. foreign relations. The bill’s aim is to tie American foreign affairs budgets to the country’s national security demands.

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TAGGED: USAID, United States, Obama administration, Department of State

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