Archived posts with tag ‘reconstruction’

30.03.11 In Eastern Afghanistan, Czech Reconstruction Team Gets Mixed Reception

For such a short journey, it sure did cover a lot of ground.

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19.01.10 The Definition of “Pseudo-Aid”

“If we’re going to talk about work as important — and expensive — as international aid, the least we can do is use accurate language,” my friend Alanna wrote in a recent guest post for Aid Watch. I could not agree more. In fact, I think we need to go a step further. It’s not just that there are many kinds of aid — it’s that some things we call aid are not aid at all.