December 24, 2013

Sorry Haters, but America Is Not the Grinch

John Norris, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Sorry, haters, when it comes to foreign aid -- of all sorts -- the United States is far and away the most generous nation on Earth.

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December 12, 2013
We Should Give Poor Countries Stuff They Want
Joshua Keating, Slate
A new working paper by Ben Leo of the Center for Global Development is based on the brilliantly simple premise that if we’re going to be giving money to poor countries, we should spend some time looking at what... more ››
December 18, 2013
Nero in the White House
John Bolton, Washington Times
Nero “fiddled,” so they say, while Rome burned. Today, this epigram all too accurately describes President Obama’s approach to U.S. national security. For five years, he has resolutely consigned foreign and defense issues... more ››
December 20, 2013
America: From Globalization to Isolationism
Edward Goldberg, RCW
Uncertain of its role in the globalized world that it nurtured, the United States is being pressured internationally and domestically to re-think its commitment as the world's cop. Internationally, the role of cop has defined... more ››
December 12, 2013
Obama Channels Kissinger
David Ignatius, Washington Post
This has been a year when America re-embraced diplomacy after a frustrating decade of war, displaying a relentlessly pragmatic approach that recalls the days of such deal-making former secretaries of state as Henry Kissinger and... more ››
December 12, 2013
Iran Nuke Deal Is Good for the U.S.
Laicie Heeley, Global Public Square
Two weeks after the P5+1 powers reached a deal aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear program in return for some sanctions relief, the American public is still trying to make sense of the deal. more ››