This PDF presentation, prepared by the Congressional Research Service, details direct U.S. aid and military reimbursement to Pakistan from fiscal years 2002-2010.
Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid argues that the speed and condition by which the United States provides emergency aid to Pakistan will affect how successful the Pakistanis are in combatting the Taliban encroachment.
Tom Woods and Roger Bate recommend ways to boost Zimbabwe's rapidly deteriorating state without strengthening President Robert Mugabe.
Francis Fukuyama, the director of the Johns Hopkins International Development Program, reviews two books on the faulty management of foreign aid to Africa.
Watch experts breakdown the issues of private philanthropic organizations and the impact of philanthropy on U.S. foreign policy.
Listen to experts breakdown the issues of private philanthropic organizations and the impact of philanthropy on U.S. foreign policy.
Listen to Dambisa Moyo, author of the new book Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa, share her thoughts on the current system of international development aid.
Watch Dambisa Moyo, author of the new book Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa, share her thoughts on the current system of international development aid.
This Working Paper, a contribution to the aids2031 project, focuses on the future of donor financing for HIV prevention and treatment programs and makes recommendations for what the donor community and national governments can do now to build a foundation that ensures steady, long-term funding for HIV/AIDS and alleviates the impact of future challenges.
Listen to experts describe the current state of play in Afghanistan and Pakistan and how developments on the ground are affecting decision makers in the United States.
This discussion was part of the Council on Foreign Relations' Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium.
Listen to a panel of experts outline the range of options available for U.S. foreign policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan and their prescriptions moving forward.
This conversation was part of the Council on Foreign Relations' Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium.
Sundaa A. Bridgett Jones argues that "there are lots of reasons to worry that the president's plan may not be able to save Pakistan from itself."
President Obama's strategy calls for increased development assistance to Pakistan. But implementation may face serious challenges amid deteriorating security conditions in Pakistan and lack of institutional capacity in Washington.
A senior USAID official and CFR's Isobel Coleman discuss aid priorities in Pakistan and how development programs can be made more effective.
Washington Quarterly's C. Christine Fair argues that despite the largesse of the U.S. budget spent to further goals in Pakistan, only minimal progress toward most of these objectives has been achieved.
Michael Gerson reviews Dambisa Moyo's Dead Aid, in the Washington Post.
CFR fellow Peter Navario says the debate over the impact of billions of HIV dollars on developing countries' health systems misses the point: such aid can address both HIV treatment and improved health systems.
Listen to Laurie A. Garrett, CFR senior fellow for global health, discuss her recent report, "The Future of Foreign Assistance Amid Global Economic and Financial Crisis: Advancing Global Health in the U.S. Development Agenda" as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.
To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy.
Blackwill and Campbell analyze the rise of Chinese President Xi Jinping and call for a new American grand strategy for Asia.
Williams argues that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
Kurlantzick offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism’s emergence means for democratic politics around the world. More
In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground as a world power, Blackwill and Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics. More
Takeyh and Simon reframe the legacy of U.S. involvement in the Arab world from 1945 to 1991 and shed new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2015 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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