foreign aid

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It's possible that foreign aid might do a better job at buying influence and deterring aggression than spending $12 billion on new jet fighters, writes Adam Lockyer.

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A parliamentary inquiry is reviewing Australian and East Timorese relations, but is it hearing from the right mix of stakeholders, asks Clinton Fernandes.

Foreign aid

Decreasing foreign aid might win votes, but Australia will pay a high price to keep its international reputation, writes Jo Coghlan.