U.S. Aid Does Not Build Support at the U.N.

Publication Date: March 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Brett D. Schaefer; Anthony B. Kim

Research Area: Government

Keywords: International organizations; United Nations; policital freedom; economic freedom

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The United States should work to forge coalitions with nations that share its principles of political and economic freedom, and should seek to expand those coalitions by focusing development assistance on countries with demonstrable records of improving political and economic freedom, because such nations are more likely to support U.S. priorities in the U.N. and build support for U.N. reform.