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Aid That Does Not Help

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Syrian children wait in line for food at the Maiber al-Salam refugee camp.
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Christopher J. Coyne's claim that almost all humanitarian projects are ill-conceived, ill-executed, and ill-advised cannot fail to affront. After all, many thousands of Americans rush to help people hit by natural disasters and other overwhelming...

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