Foreign Aid: A Hard Look

The foreign aid bill that finally limped through the Senate last week took the worst beating in the 17-year history of the program. But it was nothing compared to what will surely happen next time unless the Johnson Administration makes wholesale changes in the shape, size and aims of the program. Even Arkansas' Senator J. William Fulbright, long a staunch friend to foreign aid, has served warning. The only reason that the Foreign Relations Committee, which he chairs, did not recommend an end to foreign aid was, he said, the expectation that...

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