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The inconvenient truth about foreign aidThe inconvenient truth about foreign aid

Like political campaign contributions, today's self-interested foreign aid often supports badly-designed development projects, imposes foreign investor-friendly policies on recipient countries, facilitates access to intended beneficiaries' resources, helps aid-giving countries to look good on the world stage, all the while making unquestioning taxpayers in aid giving countries feel good about their