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Should the U.S. continue to bankroll the counteroffensive?
For most aid critics, the urge to cut off Kyiv appears unconnected to any sort of principled realism, non-interventionism, or even isolationism.
The U.S. Is Spending $130 Million a Day on Military Aid for Ukraine Without Meaningful Congressional Oversight
Lawmakers are avoiding important debates about America's role in the conflict and the potential for misuse of funds and weapons.
Small, private groups are working to feed the hungry and evacuate the endangered.
Our drones still patrol the skies, and our tax dollars will be paying off the costs of failed nation-building for decades.
How much good can $6 billion really do?
Neither side needs military aid funded by U.S. taxpayers.
Obama was also no immigration hero.
Impeachment managers in Trump's Senate trial have overplayed their hand by claiming that Ukrainians perished because he blocked aid from the country.
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The "largest women's empowerment program" was supposed to benefit 75,000 women.
Private enterprise helps global economic development in ways besides simple charity.
The heart of the potential for conflicts of interests is not the Trump business empire. It's the presidential power to steer benefits to particular interests.
Bombs shouldn't be taking the place of aid.
With an off-hand remark, the president indicates the status quo of U.S.-supported Israeli occupation is fine with him.
U.S. Military Industrial Complex Gets Huge Subsidy in the Form of Record-Breaking Aid Package for Israel
Israel is fully capable of funding its own defense, but now they'll have billions more to spend on U.S. weaponry.
An experiment in international aid hits a snag.
Ima Matul was a victim of forced labor, or labor trafficking. In the U.S. and around the world, it's as common if not more common than sex trafficking.
South Sudan, described as an "American creation," has been at war almost since its independence in 2011.
In the case of CIA torture, hard hearts mixed with soft minds to further a policy that was not only grotesque, but unwise.
Aid-dependent Liberian leaders neglect the needs of their people to please Western benefactors.