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For Senegal: U.S. Aid, 164-ft. Statue (Washington Times)

August 16, 2010

The Washington Times quoted CGD vice president Todd Moss on corruption and the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

From the article:

"Todd Moss, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, said the MCC board has to figure out what to do with a country like Senegal, which earned passing scores on the corruption indicators but "is becoming an embarrassing example of the worst kinds of misuse of funds and abuse of authority."

"Senegal is a country coming off the rails," said Mr. Moss, who was a deputy assistant secretary in the State Department Bureau of African Affairs during the Bush administration. "Democracy is under serious threat in Senegal."”

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