Cutting the Cord

Abby Zimet

Adding insult to injury, the U.S. is cutting back on humanitarian aid to civilian victims of U.S. attacks in Iraq – where it is estimated over a million innocent nationals have died – and asking the Iraqis to fund it instead. Given how things stand in Iraq, few think much help will be forthcoming.

"(It is) not going to reach the most needy people,"
said Eman Kadhum, who helps distribute USAID money. "Poor
people are going to remain, as always, the victims. No one will help

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