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Unformatted text preview: Israel, Egypt) Promote transformational development (e.g. good governance) Strengthen fragile states (aka failed states) Humanitarian assistance Global health crises: HIV/AIDS (Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya) o Bilateral trade - 35% of foreign aid o Millennium Challenge Corporation (Bush administration, 2004) Focuses US aid in a few countries that have demonstrated a strong commitment to political, economic and social reforms 24 countries now deemed eligible, based on income (lower and middle income) as well as performance on 17 indicators i.e. Armenia, Georgia, Honduras, Jordan, Nicaragua Global AIDS Initiative: launched in 2004, 5 year, $15 billion effort o A large portion of US foreign aid goes to the top 5 or 10 recipient nations o Foreign Aid is largely a political tool The Future of IR o To what extent do the main assumptions and concepts of IR remain relevant in todays world?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course POLI 150 taught by Professor Mosley during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08