A Palestinian carries a box of vegetable oil as he walks past bags of flour on a truck donated by USAID, or the United States Agency for International Development, at a depot in the West Bank village of Anin near Jenin, Wednesday, June 4, 2008. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip rely on food aid from different organizations including the United Nations and USAID. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)

US Foreign Aid Is Shrinking And Americans Don’t Care

With an improving economy and clean debt ceiling hike, will Obama bring world poverty back to the US agenda?