To Use Foreign Aid Is Beneficial or Harmful to the Weak Country?

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According to Tarnoff and Nowels (2004), “In 2004, the United States is providing some form of foreign assistance to about 150 countries. Israel and Egypt continue, as they have since the late 1970s, as the largest recipients, although Iraq, receiving over $20 billion for reconstruction activities since mid-2003, is the biggest recipient in FY 2004” (para.3). As in the above example, there is much foreign aid which means bilateral development assistance, humanitarian assistance, multilateral assistance and military assistance all over the world. That is to say, in these days, foreign aid is considered as natural and commonplace. However, while most people think foreign aid as favorable campaign, there are many harmful facts of foreign aid. Especially, it contains the problems concerning the politicians and psychology. Furthermore, it makes the gap of the economy and the strength bigger among the countries. Thus we have to check the disadvantages, and revise it. Foreign aid is “aid, such as economic or military assistance, offered by one nation to another” (“Foreign aid”, n, para.2 ).”Foreign aid may be given in the form of capital transfers or technical assistance and training for either civilian or military purposes. Its use in the modern era began in the 18th century, when Prussia subsidized some of its allies. After World War II, foreign aid developed into a more sophisticated instrument of foreign policy. International organizations, such as the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, were created to provide aid to war-ravaged countries and newly freed colonies” (“History of foreign aid”, n, para.2 ). In “In Recent Years” the author claims “In 2000, U.S. aid foreign aid amounted to $10billion (n, para ,1). Some people who agree on foreign aid say that because it offers the chance of the growth that it is a good campaign. On the other hand, other people claim “Because foreign aid eventually trespass the authority of the assisted countries. it...
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