Date of Award


Document Type

Honors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts


Political Science

First Advisor

Victor Asal


Foreign assistance offers, humanitarian support, military support and financial support to recipients who have faced some form of disaster. In my research I have concluded that the underwhelming success, is to do many things, a countries instability, corruption, but most importantly the time and finances the United is willing or not will to put forth for that country. In analyzing the underwhelming success, one must also factor in the goals and interest of the United States, providing aid to certain countries. In conducting my research and analyzing Iraq, Bosnia and Haiti, the money is not being used in an efficient either by the recipient or even the United States for the benefit of those how need it the most.