11:00 am EDT - 12:00 am EDT

Past Event

U.S. Foreign Assistance to Africa: Claims vs. Reality

Monday, June 27, 2005

11:00 am - 12:00 am EDT

The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Brookings Institution senior fellow Susan Rice held a media conference call to release her analysis of U.S. aid to Africa. While President Bush has publicly claimed that aid to Africa has tripled, the Brookings analysis concludes that the increase, while laudable, has been much less, even as President Bush has so far rejected Prime Minister Blair’s call to double aid to Africa.