November 7, 2010 4:31 AM

Commentary: U.S. foreign aid can win hearts and minds

Can U.S. foreign aid – food, education, roads, health care and training – win hearts and minds? Above all – can such aid win over the youth of the Muslim world who are being recruited each day by extremists wanting to launch a global jihad? This is the question many ask when they see massive U.S. aid sent to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Yemen and other countries where America’s popularity may be below that of Osama Bin Laden.

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