President Donald Trump says he has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take a "hard look" at U.S. foreign assistance.
As the founder and director of Operation Airway, a nonprofit that treats kids with breathing problems, I have led teams of surgeons and other medical professionals on missions across the world for the past decade. Our team,…
By Christopher Hartnick, The Conversation
Tuesday's budget blueprint faces a skeptical reception from Congress.
By Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press Writers
With foreign aid on the chopping block, it’s important for Americans to understand how it works, who benefits from it and how U.S. contributions stack up.
By Joannie Tremblay-Boire for The Conversation
In the 15 years since the U.S. went into Afghanistan, $1.5 billion has been spent to develop women’s rights in the country. But even with significant improvements, there remain many hardships, including domestic violence and the lack of educational opportunity.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
In interviews with self-described Republicans ages 18 to 25, seven of whom attend college or vote in Ohio, voters said they gravitated toward the Republican party because of economic concerns.
In our news wrap Friday, the White House confirmed that U.S. airstrikes against Taliban targets in Afghanistan will expand, and that American troops will join Afghan units on more missions -- though the U.S. will not be assuming direct combat…
By Gregory Clark
In designing aid, there's a natural tendency to address immediate needs, economic historian Gregory Clark tells Paul Solman in the fifth and final part of their conversation about his 2007 book, "A Farewell to Alms." But without economic growth first,…
Providing financial stability to countries around the world is a powerful tool for the U.S. in international relations, says IMF head Christine Lagarde. The U.S. congress missed an opportunity to build a more stable, more solid institution by limiting IMF…
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