Money Can’t Buy Love: USAID Assistance to Egypt
|Saturday, May 3,2008 11:47|
|By Hanaa M. Ebeid|
Hanaa M. Ebeid, Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies
Despite its benevolent facade, U.S. security and strategic interests are the drivers for USAID funding disbursement rather than the needs of receiving countries. Hanaa M. Ebedi unveils the hidden side of USAID policy in the case of Egypt – the Arab state that receives the most USAID funding – revealing how financial help from America always comes with a price.