Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

More Effective Use of US Foreign Aid

It is nonsense to say that anyone who wants to reform the foreign-aid appropriation is an isolationist. Why do we keep rewarding the Shamir government, which has a dismal record on human rights, with more than $1,000 for each Israeli per year? In contrast, we have supported the peoples of the emerging democracies in the Baltics with aid of under $2 per person. E. Nilenders, Huntingdon Valley, Pa.

Letters are welcome. Only a selection can be published, subject to condensation, and none acknowledged. Please address them to "Readers Write," One Norway St., Boston, MA 02115.

About these ads

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.