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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - United States Agency For International Development
Vermont Law School has received a $700,000 grant extension from the U.S. Agency for International Development to expand programs in Southeast Asia through September 2015.
Seeking crucial help for a key Middle Eastern ally, President Barack Obama announced late Friday that he will ask Congress to approve a new round of financial aid for Jordan, which is struggling to manage the influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees from the civil war in Syria.
President Obama emphasized global religious freedom in remarks at the 2014 National Prayer Breakfast, while the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development stressed a social welfare message based on a New Testament passage.
In the latest evidence of costly nation-building gone awry, government investigators found that a U.S.-funded school built for Afghans at the expense of U.S. taxpayers is still incomplete after five years of work, and now needs repairs to fix "a leaking roof, defective electrical wiring, and an improperly sloped terrace roof."
Just because Congress reached an agreement in December to exceed the 2014 sequestration spending caps by $45 billion doesn't mean lawmakers are required to spend every single penny and keep throwing good money at bad government programs.
President Obama's brain trust on Afghanistan does not know how much the U.S. spends on the war each year or the American cost in lost lives on the battlefield.
President Obama's brain trust on Afghanistan does not know much the U.S. spends on the war each year or the American cost in lost lives on the battlefield.
Israel soon may give 7.7 square miles of land in the West Bank that it has controlled since the signing of the 1993 Oslo Accords to the Palestinian Authority for farming.
The U.S. Marines' newest and in some quarters most controversial transport airplane is showing the world what it's got — for the sake of the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, and perhaps its own future.
China, the world's second-largest economy and a key member of the Asia-Pacific community of nations, is providing the Philippines with an initial disaster relief package totaling $100,000 — an international example of the government's stingy response to humanitarian disasters.
Food, water and medical supplies trickled into hard-hit areas of the Philippines on Tuesday, as the U.S. dispatched an aircraft carrier group to lend aid and the U.N. appealed for $301 million in emergency assistance to help survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed at least 2,000 people.
The U.S. has quietly decided to release more than $1.6 billion in military and economic aid to Pakistan that was suspended when relations between the two countries disintegrated over the covert raid that killed Osama bin Laden and deadly U.S. airstrikes against Pakistani soldiers.
Three years after an earthquake in Haiti that left 230,000 people dead, barely a third of U.S. promised aid has been given out and the aid effort faces ongoing challenges, a federal watchdog says.
With many of its lawyers on furlough during the government shutdown, the Justice Department on Tuesday sought to delay a long-running False Claims Act case accusing a company of fraud to win millions of dollars in hurricane-reconstruction work.
Hours into the federal government's shutdown, the negative effects were already showing around the Washington area.