Episode 10. Foreign Aid (Australia's Pacific Strategy)
Foreign aid is one of the most misunderstood parts of any nations budget, why would a country give money to another country when they have hungry people at home? What people may not realise is that that 0.22% of your budget may be the only thing standing between you and your enemy setting up its armed forces in your backyard.
Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland
Dr. Tess Newton Cain
Project Lead for the Pacific Hub at Griffith Asia Institute
Adjunct Associate Professor at the Griffith Asia Institute
Dr. William Clapton
Lecturer in International Relations at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia
The Red Line's Foreign Aid Reading List:
We’ve put together some further reading for those of you looking for more resources to help you get across the geopolitics of Foreign Aid, particularly concering Australia and the Pacific.
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