Opinion
March 09, 2017
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Trump’s ‘America First’ Stance Alarms Globally Active Foundations

Rachel Palmer/Save the Children

An Indian toddler receives a vitamin treatment at a Save the Children clinic in New Delhi. Foundations and charities with international programs warn that Trump administration plans to slash federal foreign-aid spending could compromise work on global health, poverty, peacemaking, and other issues.

President Trump’s proposed cuts to U.S spending on foreign aid have dismayed foundation officials whose work to mitigate climate change, fight famine, and strengthen civil society abroad could be complicated, and even undermined, by the...

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