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U.S. Aid Does Not Translate into Votes in the U.N. General Assembly

Created on August 8, 2011

U.S. Aid Does Not Translate into Votes in the U.N. General Assembly

Percentage of overall votes and important votes in the U.N. , 2000–2010, that coincided with the U.S. vote

U.S./U.N. Non-Consensus Vote Coincidence

Total development assistance from the U.S., 2000–2010, in billions of 2009 dollars

U.S. Aid

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Important Overall

30 Largest Recipients of U.S. Aid

Iraq

Afghanistan

Russia

Colombia

Israel

Egypt

Sudan

Pakistan

Ethiopia

Jordan

Kenya

Indonesia

Uganda

Peru

South Africa

Tanzania

Mozambique

Nigeria

India

Bolivia

Haiti

Georgia

Ukraine

Philippines

Congo (Kinshasa)

Zambia

Bangladesh

Ghana

Mexico

El Salvador

Sources: U.S. Agency for International Development, “U.S. Overseas Loans and Grants,” July 1, 2011, at http://gbk.eads.usaidallnet.gov (July 22, 2011), and U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Voting Practices in the United Nations, 2010, March 31, 2011, at http://www.state.gov/p/io/rls/rpt/c44269.htm (July 22, 2011).