Thomm,

You rattled off a list of countries and how much they receive in foriegn aid but you neglect to mention how much of that dollar amount is simply military hardware. What is the price of an M-16 and who deternmines that amount? The so called defense industry makes all these weapons and we buy them and give them to other countries proliferating the need for more weapons in the form of "foreign aid". What a vicious cycle of stupidity we have going.

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BRAINWASHED 4 years 46 weeks ago
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There are great campaigns to divest from fossil fuels. I wonder if there are any to divest from weapons of war?

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