Prospects For 2014 U.S. Foreign Aid Budget Remain Unknown, Devex Reports
Devex: Despite progress, 2014 budget outlook still murky for U.S. foreign aid
“With a signed bipartisan budget deal in their hands and tens of billions of dollars to spend, U.S. appropriators are the center of attention at the start of this New Year. Aid advocates are urging them to look at a growing list of global conflicts and crises and put some of that money to work for U.S. foreign assistance goals. However, sources in touch with lawmakers told Devex it is too early to tell how much, if any, of the additional spending pie freed up by the the deal signed on Dec. 26 by President Barack Obama could be carved out for U.S. foreign aid…” (Igoe, 1/3).