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Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid became a Casualty of War

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Author: Peter Gill
Subjects: Foreign Aid, Politics
Condition: Good
Publisher: Zed Books
Published: 2016
Paperback, 320 pages
An indispensible inquiry into our moral health and humanity.'
LSE Review of Books

'Takes a hard look at the politicization of aid.'
International Committee of the Red Cross

'[An] urgent and incisive book of reportage.'
Publishers Weekly

'[A] brisk, hard-hitting narrative...of interest to anyone who’s ever contributed to a humanitarian aid organization.'
Kirkus Reviews



The war on terror has politicised foreign aid as never before. Aid workers are being killed at an alarming rate and civilians in war-torn countries abandoned to their fate.

From the ravaged streets of Mogadishu to the unending struggle in Helmand, Peter Gill travels to some of the most conflict-stricken places on earth to reveal the true relationship between the aid business and Western security. While some agencies have clung to their neutrality against ever stiffer odds, others have compromised their impartiality to secure the flow of official funds.

In a world where the advance of Islamic State constitutes the gravest affront to humanitarian practice and principle the aid community has faced in decades, Gill poses the crucial question – can Western nations fight in a country and aid it at the same time?



Peter Gill is a journalist specialising in developing world affairs. He has been South Asia and Middle East correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and has travelled widely in Africa and Asia as a current affairs reporter for ITV, the BBC and Channel 4.
Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid became a Casualty of War
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