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Vol 58 No 23

Published 17th November 2017


Whose aid is it anyway?

Britain is leading the charge to redefine aid to include spending on the military and migration controls as well as subsidies to business

As Western countries shuffle their aid budgets, their officials are arguing about where the axe should fall and how to maintain diplomatic leverage. Diplomats have worked out that their countries can still look like good international citizens meeting United Nations targets on aid if they dramatically widen the definition of it.

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