"If someone wants to help you, they shouldn’t do it by destroying the very thing that they’re trying to promote."Could it be that the general practice administered by the US of A and executed by the good people of America for a great long while has led people in other countries to a co-dependency upon our aid thus never reducing their dependency nor the problem and feeding our addiction feeling charitable rather than actually being such?
GEORGE ODO, a CARE official, on U.S. food aid to Africa, which his organization says can undermine struggling local farmers
My theory is that the W, Rove and Co's preoccupation with "faith-based" "do-good" agencies may asphyxiate any chance to ameliorate some of the most dire situations in some of the most desolate places on the globe. What's that biblical slogan: Better to teach a person to fish than to feed her a fish?
Likewise, perhaps it's not good policy to destroy a country in the name of improving it.