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  •  The Borgen Project | Top 10 Foreign Aid Quotes

    • For the United States, supporting international development is more than just an expression of our compassion. It is a vital investment in the free, prosperous, and peaceful international order that fundamentally serves our national interest.”- Former U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, October 2008 White House Summit on International Development
    • “I have said it before but it bears repeating: Aid is not a gift. The United States provides foreign assistance because it serves OUR interests.”- U.S. Representative Howard Berman (D-CA), September 8, 2011
    • “Foreign aid must be viewed as an investment, not an expense…but when foreign aid is carefully guided and targeted at a specific issue, it can and must be effective.”- U.S. Representative Kay Granger (R-TX), Huffington Post, June 2011
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