Sada Cumber: Foreign aid is fundamental, but we can do more with less

Sada Cumber: Foreign aid is fundamental, but we can do more with lessSource: The Hill

Foreign aid needs smart thinking, not more money. America is at its best when challenged. President Trump has called on government to “do a lot more with less.” Commonsense reforms will allow foreign aid to cut costs while ensuring programs generate better and more lasting results with fewer dollars.

The administration has proposed a 31 percent cut to the budget of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), which administers most American foreign aid. Ahead of this proposal, over 120 retired generals and admirals sent a letter to Congress stressing their conviction that foreign is crucial, alongside defense, in maintaining American security.

Read more – Dated: 04/14/17

 

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