Studies have analyzed the growth effects of economic aid
, military aid, or conflict in isolation, but have yet to explore the simultaneous combination of all three.
Rather, if a country is even among the richest in the world but has got security and geostrategic significance for the US, it is likely to attract more US economic aid
on account of these attributes.
The world looks to China - a major source of economic aid
- to discipline Kim Jong Un regime for its latest nuclear test
Using OECD figures for aid flows into the 48 sub-Saharan African countries in the period 1991-2008, Dietrich and Wright found that democracy and economic aid
had the following effects on five key indicators of democratic transition and consolidation.
Reacting over the issue, senior politburo member of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Sitaram Yechury said that the economic aid
does not benefit the country if certain conditions are attached to it.
Pro-Israel US lawmakers recently froze some $200 million in economic aid
to the Palestinians after leader Mahmoud Abbas sought statehood at the United Nations, although they did not hit security funding.
Senate are to allocate part of military aid to economic aid
and to put programs to secure the border in the Sinai and the Egyptian army has to fulfill its international obligations, especially the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
President Lee has been adamant in withholding dialogue with and economic aid
for North Korea until it offers an apology for the torpedoing of a South Korean warship and the shelling of a South Korean island last year.
Amman, Ramadan 22, 1432, Aug 22, 2011, SPA -- Two agreements were signed in Amman Monday under which the German government extended 99 million euros in economic aid
to Jordan, dpa quoted an official statement as saying.
Summary: President Barack Obama will unveil an economic aid
program for Egypt and Tunisia later as part of an effort to support democratic reform.
This is despite the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC's) March 10 announcement of a $20 billion economic aid
support package over ten years, to be shared equally between the two governments.
In 2009 and 2010, the economic aid
amounted to $250m, while military aid reached $1.
S Vice President Joe Biden arrived here on Wednesday for talks with Pakistani leaders on cooperation against the militants and more military and economic aid
to the country, sources said.
First Vice Foreign Minister Kang Sok Ju, who negotiated a deal with the US in 1994 to freeze and ultimately dismantle North Korea's nuclear reactor in exchange for economic aid
, was promoted to Vice Premier, who oversees the country's foreign policy, the North's official Korean Central News Agency reported.
An additional $4 billion is for the State Department to fund the "civilian surge," bringing economic aid