Strings tied to US aid? (guardian weekly, 20070112)

It seems churlish to criticise the US President’s new $1.2bn five-year malaria initiative (Bush renews efforts to cut malaria deaths, GW, Jan 5-11), nor the earlier $15bn President’s emergency plan for Aids relief (PEPFAR). Yet so much money given in aid by the US Government has had strings attached that one has to ask: what …

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