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US should rethink migrant aid in West Pacific
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:26 PM :: 4051 Views :: National News

The Hill: US should rethink costly migrant aid in the West Pacific

by Malia Hill, Grassroot Institute, Apr 27, 2017

As comprehensive policy failures go, it may be the best-kept secret in Washington, D.C.

The Compact of Free Association (COFA) provides special privileges and benefits to the people of Micronesia in exchange for access by the United States military to the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia. The deal includes the U.S. sending about $230 million in foreign aid every year to help the approximately 200,000 people of the Western Pacific region.

The result of all that aid money?

One is a crumbling healthcare system….

LINK >>> Read the Full Article on The Hill

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