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US Aid Does Not Translate into Votes in teh UN General Assembly

Created on February 25, 2013

US Aid Does Not Translate into Votes in teh UN General Assembly

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U.S./U.N. NON-CONSENSUS VOTE COINCIDENCE

Important

Overall

Percentage of overall votes and important votes in the U.N., 2002–2011, that coincided with the U.S. vote

U.S. AID

Total development assistance from the U.S., 2001–2010,

In billions of constant 2011 dollars

30 Largest Recipients of U.S. Aid

Iraq, Afghanistan, Russia, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Israel, Colombia, Jordan, Kenya, Haiti, Uganda, South Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Peru, India, Mozambique, Tanzania, Bolivia, Georgia, Ukraine, Congo, Zambia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Kazakhstan, Micronesia

Sources: U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Overseas Loans and Grants, http://gbk.eads.usaidallnet.gov (accessed February 25, 2013), and authors’ correspondence with USAID Economic Analysis and Data Services; U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Voting Practices in the United Nations, 2002–2011, http://www.state.gov/p/io/rls/rpt/ (accessed February 25, 2013).

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