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    Default What kind of aid should the governments of rich countries give to poor countries?

    How much aid should "rich" countries give? When is a country deemed rich anyway? Aren't we as a nation massively in debt, surely the people we owe money to are the rich ones, why don't they give aid to poor countries?

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    Default Re: What kind of aid should the governments of rich countries give to poor countries?

    Who knows? I have no idea how they decide these things but I would guess that we are deemed to be rich compared to countries that don't have enough food or water or other stuff. We still live quite luxuriously by comparison. And as far as the debt goes, I think everyone just owes everyone else so it's hard to say who the rich ones are.

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    I haven't got a clue how it works. I think it's something like this... countries lend to each other as it is better to have monies owed back than it is to just be in debt and also the debt is payable with interest. And, on top of that I think they do it as a bit of a back rub, to form sort of allies.

    I don't know about the aid stuff, I presume giving it away is just that, it's gone, but maybe then the country that is given the cash feels under obligation to the country that gives in some way?

    Maybes that's why charities raise aid for Africa though, as they have nothing to offer us in return?

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    I'm pretty sure our government gives aids to Africa.

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    What has been said sounds right.

    Giving cash is not a good idea as it gets scammed we hear, big time.

    I would not give 1 penny to them back stabbin Pakiz, that is for sure.
    I worked on and off with them for 6 years, 2 of those years almost daily. I have never in my whole life met such scrounging, underhanded, dishonest British haters in my life, they detest us with a vengeance, believe me.
    They want want want want all the time.
    They will be big big trouble one day.
    Their main language is 'backhanders'.

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    I don't know. Doesn't the United Nations have something to do with who gives what too?

    lol I must sound dead thick but it's just something i've not thought about or looked into.

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    When you give aid it stops people helping themselves so to speak.
    They are not slow in breeding and expecting someone else to keep them.

    I am not against all aid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Major Starbold View Post
    What has been said sounds right.

    Giving cash is not a good idea as it gets scammed we hear, big time.

    I would not give 1 penny to them back stabbin Pakiz, that is for sure.
    I worked on and off with them for 6 years, 2 of those years almost daily. I have never in my whole life met such scrounging, underhanded, dishonest British haters in my life, they detest us with a vengeance, believe me.
    They want want want want all the time.
    They will be big big trouble one day.
    Their main language is 'backhanders'.
    You worked with Pakistanis, or ex-pat Pakistanis over here?

    We're practically being extorted by Pakistan, it's protection money. The consequences of breaking ties with them could see millions killed, is that what you'd prefer?

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    I do not wanna see lots off people killed, rather them than us though.
    We are in the middle of a volatile situation.

    I can see the Pakistanis and the Indians kicking off, we are 'friends' with them both and undoubtably will be sucked in.
    Pakistanis more friendly with Afghanis than India is.
    I ain't got any real answers.

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    If it kicks off Pakistan has nuclear weapons, the entire planet would no doubt be sucked in.

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