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Fact of the Week

Fact of the Week

In 2000, among twenty-two industrialized nations, the United States was second in dollars paid ($9.955 billion) in foreign economic aid, but last in terms of percent of gross domestic product (0.10%). If the United States spent even one-quarter of its recent $48 billion increase in the defense budget on foreign economic aid, then it would be the largest donor in dollars and an average donor in terms of percentage of GDP.

Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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