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USAID in the News

Posted By USAID Press Office On October 14, 2011 @ 11:29 am In In the News,USAID | No Comments

Weekly Briefing (10/10/2011 – 10/14/2011)

October 8: Over the weekend, The New York Times [1] published an editorial supporting the budgets for the State Department and foreign aid. “Savings squeezed from the State Department and foreign aid — which together are less than a tenth of the basic Pentagon budget — would be a tiny share of the $3.8 trillion federal budget. Yet the effects would be hugely damaging to American foreign policy.”

October 9: Ethiopia’s Addis Fortune [2] published excerpts of an interview with USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah, on his meeting with Ethiopia Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and his visit to the region.

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[1] The New York Times: http://www.usaid.gov/cgi-bin/goodbye?http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/09/opinion/sunday/no-time-to-get-stingy-about-foreign-aid.html?_r=1&ref=opinion

[2] Addis Fortune: http://www.usaid.gov/cgi-bin/goodbye?http://addisfortune.com/America%E2%80%99s%20Call%20for%20Mutual%20Accountability.htm