Comparison of Two Religions

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Denise Johnson
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Sociology 300- Sociology of Develop Countries
3 February 2014

The Effects of War and Peace on Foreign Aid

The country that I believe has been affected mostly by both peace and war is Africa. The foreign aid that have been received includes relief operations, medicine, and reconstruction in assisting the various programs in this country. The advocates wanting to get aid to Africa are lifting their voices to the U.S. government to push the international assistance for roughly $ 50 billion each year. The evidence that demonstrates that this aid is being used to help the poor seem limited compared to the funding other countries such as the U.S and China has provided. The aid that is going to Africa has made more debt, more inflation and even more vulnerable to the currency markets and more unattractive to higher quality investment. It's increased the risk of civil conflict and unrest that caused an unmitigated political, economic and humanitarian disaster. The examples of some positive effects are the relief programs that continue to support the development and reconstructing of poverty stricten areas in Africa. Another look at the the development is recovering from war to addressing the causes of inequalities, discrimination, and structural insecurity which would reduce terriorists. There are few people that will deny that fact of a clear moral imperative for humanitarian and charity-based aid to step in when necessary, such as the storm of 2004 tsunami in Asia. Nevertheless, it's worth reminding ourselves what emergency and charity-based aid can and cannot do. Aid-supported scholarships have certainly helped send African girls to school even if they will not be able to find a job in their own country once they have graduated. This kind of aid can provide band-aid solutions to alleviate immediate…...

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