U.S. Foreign Assistance to Africa: Claims vs. Reality

Susan E. Rice

27 Jun 2005

7pages PDF

Brookings Institution Article by Susan E. Rice, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies wherein she evaluates the calims vs. the realities of U.S> foreign assistance to Africa and concludes that U.S. aid to Africa from FY 2000 to FY 2004, the period to which the President referred, has not ?tripled? or even doubled. Rather, in real dollars, it has increased 56% (or 67% in nominal dollar terms).