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    Why We 'Send Them Money'

    Raphael S. Cohen

    Dec 30, 2020

    The Hill

    Why does the United States send foreign countries American taxpayer money? The answer, in short, is because it serves U.S. self-interest to do so. Aid is not some act of charity at the American taxpayers' expense; it can help keep Americans safer, more prosperous, and secure.

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