New Approaches to Foreign Aid

Walinsky, Louis J.
July 1961
New Republic;7/24/61, Vol. 145 Issue 4/5, p15
Comments on the financial aid provided by the United States to Laos, South Vietnam, South Korea and Iran, since the end of the Korean War in 1953; Assertion that aid program are directed in most countries toward military and Cold War objectives; View that the aid was not designed to help these countries achieve accelerated economic development; Assertion of President John F. Kennedy that military and defense support programs should be separated both financially and administratively, from economic aid; Necessity of aid programs for long-term plans and programs by the recipient countries; View that much of the U.S. aid in recent years has been disappointing.


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