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Making Aid Work

July 9, 2011

Dr. Samia Altaf, a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center

National development is a complicated undertaking for any emerging nation. For Pakistan it involves especially delicate judgments because the constraints imposed by feudal tribes in distant territories, match the concerns caused by having a nuclear arsenal. In this charged environment the failure of international development aid resonates with profound impact. Dr. Samia Altaf explains why.


Samia Altaf

Samia Altaf

Former Pakistan Scholar;
Former Acting Director and Senior Advisor, Office of Health, USAID Mission in Islamabad, Pakistan
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