Question of the week: In general, what role do you believe U.S. foreign aid should serve?Posted by Randy | July 09, 2013
On July 3rd, the world watched as Mohammed Morsi was ousted as President of Egypt. The next day, Adly Mansour was sworn in as the Interim President.
Following news of the civil unrest in Cairo, discussions here in the United States quickly turned to the role of American foreign aid. The President and the State Department must now determine the appropriate response and involvement of the United States government, including continuation or suspension of foreign aid.
Question of the week: In general, what role do you believe U.S. foreign aid should serve? (multiple answer)
( ) Providing humanitarian aid abroad
( ) Protecting U.S. national security interests
( ) Furthering economic development in needy countries
( ) Protecting the interest of our allies, such as Israel
( ) Supporting the development of new open markets for investment
( ) Promoting democratic governance
( ) None, I believe the U.S. should not be providing foreign aid
( ) I don’t know
( ) Other (leave your comments below)
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