Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bonus post: foreign aid 101

All of you know already that these are misconceptions, but here is a good summary of Five Myths About US Foreign Assistance.

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Bonus post: how to make good arguments

As you all noticed or were reminded, good writing is hard. This is why I can only encourage you to use available resources for improving your writing, dedicate adequate time to completing your assignments, and practice, practice, practice. As a … Continue reading

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Bi-weekly roundup: fragile states and US foreign aid

In case you don’t know it already, CGD’s  Rethinking US Foreign Assistance Blog is a good resource for news and commentary on US foreign aid – from the QDDR to the US aid budgeting and management process to the current budget cuts. Speaking of which, the implications of … Continue reading

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