Liam Anderson (Committee Member), Awad Halabi (Committee Member), Vaughn Shannon (Committee Chair)
Master of Arts (MA)
Every year, the United States uses foreign aid as a foreign policy tool. The Arab Spring gave the United States an opportunity to achieve a historically difficult task in the Middle East: promoting and establishing democracy across the Middle East. This study examines United States foreign aid, primarily military and economic aid, and the success it has on the ruling governing bodies in Libya and Egypt. Does American foreign aid lead to stability of the recipient government? The majority of published works regarding foreign aid effectiveness utilize a large-n case study over several decades without thoroughly examining each case. The following study focuses on research from 2011-2016 with only two cases allowing for more in depth research.
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Department of Political Science
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