Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Annotation 4

Hegland, Corine. "Democracy Funds Shortchanged".
"National Journal" Vol. 39 Iss. 7 pg60-61 2bw.

This article was written by Corine Hegland for the "National Journal". The target audience for this article would be those who are concerned with current events. This article discussed the numerous budget cuts which ultimately will hurt the strengthening of democracy in Iraq. In this article the author discusses how the budget cuts to numerous organizations, such as the "NED Family", will cause them to to significantly cut back on the support for government in Iraq. She also discusses how the Bush Administration would like to stay in Iraq and help to develop more projects but is lacking the funds to do so. However, the exact budget is not final as of now and most of the decisions will be opinionated by Tim Carney.

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