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U.S. to Allocate $5 Billion for Global Fight against Terrorism

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President of the United States, Barack Obama, has announced that his government will be giving a $5 billion “terrorism partnership fund” to help other countries tackle terrorists.

The money will assist countries in Africa, East Asia, and the Middle East, BBC reports.

“I am calling on Congress to support a new counter-terrorism partnerships fund of up to $5 billion, which will allow us to train, build capacity, and facilitate partner countries on the front lines,” said Obama.

2 Comments

  1. Iris

    May 28, 2014 at 4:42 pm

    Please before they give us let them monitor how it will be spent. It needs to be a very close partnership with traneparency. It’s sad that I’m saying this but the truth is bitter. I think we’ve received aid of this kind before and the arms seem to have trickled to the wrong set of people.

  2. Ndubuisi

    May 28, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    wasting my tax paying money to fight terrorism what happen to the money spent in iraq and Afghanistan? this is the reason why i moving out of U.S you make so much money the kill you with taxes.

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