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Foreign Aid

  1. endless war
    Report: Trump Is Considering Erik Prince’s Plan to Privatize the Afghanistan WarThe Blackwater founder is pushing a plan to replace soldiers with contractors and Trump is warming to it.
  2. Trump Mulls Legally Dubious Plot to Deny Aid to Poor ForeignersThe White House might refuse to spend $3 billion that Congress appropriated for foreign aid (even as it demands a $716 billion military budget).
  3. U.S. Not Planning to Contribute Money to Iraq Reconstruction: ReportApparently, we can afford to spend $716 billion on our military, but not a penny more on rebuilding in ISIS’s former strongholds.
  4. Trump’s Cuts to AIDS-Treatment Programs Would Kill 1 Million, Researchers SayAmerica saves one million lives for every $1 billion it spends on HIV treatment. But Trump would rather invest that money in a border wall.
  5. America Gives Israel a $38 Billion Gift Certificate for WeaponsThe Obama administration gives Israel the largest security aid package it has ever received.