November 8, 2007

High Bribery?

Maybe, maybe not.

But in whose pocket is this money ending up:

In fact, however, a considerable amount of the money the U.S. gives to Pakistan is administered not through U.S. agencies or joint U.S.-Pakistani programs. Instead, the U.S. gives Musharraf's government about $200 million annually and his military $100 million monthly in the form of direct cash transfers.
Shouldn't there be some public accounting of how this money, or any foreign aid, is being used?

dear leader and his little helpers would argue that once they have taken it from us or borrowed it from the Chinese we have no right to know. This is, of course, wrong. A government doing the people's business must be completely transparent!

Via Danger Room.

Posted by Steve on November 8, 2007
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