Why do we continue to send aid and fund these corrupt countries?
If we are unwilling to intervene and protect these people then how is it we think that sending cash to prop up these criminals is going to improve the lives of the people that are suffering? Tell me the money is going where it is actually needed. All that our generosity is achieving is to maintain these despots and criminals in power.
ANNA JOHNSON AND PAUL SCHEMM
July 1, 2008 at 4:49 PM EDT
Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt — African efforts to encourage a deal between Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and his opponents showed no results Tuesday, while Mr. Mugabe’s spokesman defiantly said his boss has no plans to step down and told Western critics they can “go hang.”