At usaid, he speaks of applying a business model: “We are trying to make our work as results-oriented as possible.”
No one has been nominated to head usaid, the civilian agency for international development.
The 41% reported by Channel 24 is consistent with usaid sponsored polls from 2009, 2011 and 2013.
The administration needs to find someone soon to fix usaid, but getting the right person will be hard as long as usaid is broken.
“These technocrats were recruited through the usaid contractors and served as officials in line ministries,” he said.
The usaid that Obama inherited, almost everyone agrees, is a mess.
“It was over the top, it was outrageous,” said former usaid director Andrew Natsios.
Yet there is one thing Mother Dear does not distrust: the programs to provide birth control, which are largely supplied by usaid.
They should fight harder, because “the evisceration of usaid,” as one development expert calls it, has serious consequences.
While usaid turned into a slush fund for Dobson, Powell remained the good soldier, loyal to White House orders.