U.S. Cuts in Africa Aid Said to Hurt War on Terror - New York Times

Posted: 7/23/2006 by Floyd in Labels:
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The Bush administration and Congress have cut millions of dollars of military aid to African nations in recent years, moves that Pentagon officals and senior military commanders say have undermined American efforts to combat terrorist threats in Africa and to counter expanding Chinese influence there.

China has doubled it's trade with Africa in recent years and now hold's the position of third most important trading partner.

The U.S commitment of Aid to Africa shows that 9% of it consists of new money.
U.S. Cuts in Africa Aid Said to Hurt War on Terror - New York Times

2 comments:

  1. rediculous. they give billions to israel which is a terrorist nation and hurt africa which needs help worse than any country on the face of the planet.

  1. Floyd says:

    Hey Static Brain,,nice to hear from you.
    And also the cuts is said to undermine the fight against terrorism there.

    But I guess if you look at the whole picture the G.O.P has got us about bankrupt.