Waylaid Dialectic

May 22, 2013

Money to Burn

Filed under: Random Musings — terence @ 2:52 pm
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From the latest issue of Perspectives on Politics (pay-walled):

“By mid-2010, the US Agency for International Development alone was spending [US]$340 million on Afghan reconstruction per month, often on questionable projects (p. 198)—but few were willing to register formal objections.”

US$340 is about NZ$416, which puts the total annual NZ aid budget of a bit over $500M in perspective somewhat…

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