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A recent Senate hearing explored the role of U.S. allies bordering Russia – and how they help defend American democracy.
By Marius Laurinavičius
Donald Trump’s administration has proposed “fairly dramatic reductions” in the U.S. foreign aid budget, but an influential subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has different ideas.
Members of the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs believe—on a bipartisan basis–that it would be a good investment “to put some money aside to help emerging democracies […] to withstand assault on their democracies by Russia,” as stated by the chairman, Senator Lindsey Graham …read more
Source: Kleptocracy Initiative