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Increase, but only for countries that have no human rights violations

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@58NVHL8from California  answered…2yrs

What agenda are we pursuing? If we seek the eradication of disease and human misery, then we should fund international agencies like the WHO. If we seek to meddle in the internal affairs of other countries, we should stay home and mind our own business.

@95VK9WF from Colorado answered…58mins

Increase, but give aid because of need, not because we want to use it as leverage to change policies in other countries.

@95V5BRT from Missouri answered…8hrs

Decrease, many cities in the US are in much greater need of aid from its own country

@95SSZYG from Virginia answered…1 day

Increase, but only for countries that have no human rights violations and don't actively harbor or promote terrorism

@95SMJTY from California answered…1 day

@95SBWC9 from New York answered…2 days

Foreign aid in Africa by western nations is seen locally as more of a curse, because of how many strings attached there are. Rather I believe China’s strategy of investing in these nations infrastructure and industry and improving their countries is a much better one.

@95RW4KN from Ohio answered…2 days

Continue the aid of certain foreign countries, specifically ones that are observed by NATO.

@95RV42Y from Ohio answered…2 days

Increase, offering direct aid in countries with known corruption issues.

@95RTKZB from Illinois answered…2 days

It should vary based on the needs of our own country and the needs of other. In some cases increase, in others decrease. But I think we should be actively trying to help each other to find better overall solutions

@95RSXNF from Virginia answered…2 days

Increase, but the money should be focused on humanitarian efforts.

@95RSJWX from Oregon answered…2 days

Foreign spending should be 10% of our budget ya hypocritical christians

@95RQVWP from Ohio answered…2 days

Decrease, overall decrease with none going to countries that have human rights violations.

@95RMFSBProgressivefrom California  answered…2 days

Too broad a question. Need to assess desired outcomes of aid and current outcomes and make decisions on a case by case basis.

@95RM6J6 from Washington answered…2 days

Increase in countries that have no human rights violations; however, decrease or suspend payments to countries that harbor or promote terrorism, human rights violations, or other criminal activities.

@95RJD6Y from Texas answered…2 days

@95R6XWQfrom Maine  answered…2 days

@95QQKHR from Texas answered…2 days

@95QKMNK from Iowa answered…2 days

completely end foreign aid until the usa government is out of debt 100% and 100% of american citizens are out of debt

@95PW7F3 from Florida answered…3 days

Foreign aid spending should only support a natural flow of capitalism and local business.

@95P8DLX from Pennsylvania answered…3 days

Decrease, we have too much debt and foreign aid is a short term solution.

@95N9ZFWIndependent from Oklahoma answered…4 days

Decrease until we fix more of our own issues, then we can help other countries.

@95M8DXB from Ohio answered…5 days

Remain at current levels, but restrict aid to countries that can be verified to have no human rights violations

@95LN3L3 from Virginia answered…6 days

Decrease foreign aid assistance only to high income countries that have enough resources.

@95LDJNG from New Jersey answered…6 days

Increase only to those who align with our interests. Any form of terrorist activities within the government, and every last drop off said should be cut off completely

@95LBPG6 from Ohio answered…6 days

Same amount of spending but only to countries with no human rights violations

@95L2WDP from Nebraska answered…6 days

Decrease for first world countries, Increase for third world countries

@95KYMZ8Democrat from Virginia answered…7 days

The US should provide foreign aid, but not as a coercive tool to make other natiions align with US interests.

@95K8GPN from Virginia answered…1wk

@95K6N5P from Illinois answered…1wk

Increase foreign humanitarian aid, but decrease foreign military aid

@95J93R7 from California answered…1wk

@95J7Y9WIndependent from Pennsylvania answered…1wk

We should seek to increase aid to all countries we are not already antagonistic, and play nice with them and help them to grow (e.g. the proposed East African Federation, should it succeed). Then offer similar aid to countries we've antagonized to try and mend relations, and gradually influence them to be better (e.g. Afghanistan).

@95GRCJX from New Jersey answered…1wk

Increase, and condition some aid based on human rights while maintaining open dialogue and criticism on human rights. Increase funding for infrastructure and climate change assistance, among other things.

@95GMTWG from Ohio answered…1wk

Increase but make all funding conditional on the refusal of funding from our enemies

@95G7JBKPeace and Freedom from California answered…1wk

@95G56MT from Colorado answered…2wks

Do what is deemed necessary, give help to those who really need it, and spend what will keep alliances in a good state

@95FPVCW from North Carolina answered…2wks

Increase, but only provide food, water and clothing, and medicines to poor countries.

@95FPGZKIndependent from California answered…2wks

@95DLT7B from Washington answered…2wks

Decrease, so that we can deal with our issues first, but allow organizations to help countries.

@95DKG9H from California answered…2wks

I don't have much information about this subject, and therefore it is irrelevant to me specifically

@95BWY8J from Arizona answered…2wks

@95BWWPKDemocrat from California answered…2wks

Decrease and Deny aid to nations that have bad democratic / human rights record


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