David Sogge works as an independent scholar based in Amsterdam, where he is affiliated with the Transnational Institute. He writes for OpenDemocracy and many other publications. Further observations on aid appear in his book 'Give and Take. What’s the Matter with Foreign Aid' and in articles such as ‘Donors Helping Themselves.’
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The far-Right leader’s status as an international pariah masks some important points of continuity
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