Preface; 1. Foreign Aid Priorities: Goals for the Twenty-first Century, Louis A. Picard and Robert Groelsema; Part 1. Foreign Aid and Foreign Policy Debates; 2. Foreign Aid and Security: A Renewed Debate? Lawrence Korb; 3. Foreign Aid in the Twenty-first Century: What Purposes? Carol Lancaster; 4. Foreign Aid in the National Interest: The Importance of Democracy and Governance, Larry Diamond; 5. Foreign Aid in Comparative Perspective: Regime Dynamics and Donor Interests, Steven W. Hook; Part 2. Case Studies in Foreign Aid; 6. Building Local Governance in Iraq: Limits and Lessons, Derick W. Brinkerhoff; 7. Foreign Aid and South Asia: The Case of Pakistan, Robert LaPorte, Jr.; 8. Donors, Public Sector Reform and Decentralization: Democracy and Civil Society in Ghana, Louis A. Picard, Robert Groelsema, and Ted Lawrence; 9. Why Aid to Haiti Failed - and How to Do It Better Next Time, Terry F. Buss and Adam Gardner; 10. USAID and Eastern Europe: Something Old, Something New, Kevin F.F. Quigley; 11. Post-Millennium U.S. Foreign Aid for Africa: Reconciling Freedom and Security, Theirs and Ours, John W. Harbeson; Part 3. Organizational Dynamics and Foreign Aid Policy; 12. Transformational Trends in Aid Government and Democracy, W. Haven North and Jeanne Foote North; 13. Higher Education, Capacity Building, and Foreign Aid: Lessons Learned, Ralph Smuckler and Louis A. Picard; 14. NGOs in the Foreign Aid System, Paul Nelson; 15. The Millennium Challenge Account: An Early Appraisal, Terry F. Buss and Adam Gardner; 16. Deepening Local Democratic Governance: Connecting the Dots in Sub-Saharan Africa, John W. Harbeson; Part 4. International Assistance and Development; 17. Diasporas and Development: What Role for Foreign Aid? Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff; 18. Remittances, Foreign Aid, and Developing Countries, Jose Uribe and Terry F. Bu; 19. Aid and Development: A Conceptual Perspective from Development Economics, Siddharth Chandra; 20. Mainstreaming of Democracy and Governance in Foreign Assistance, Jennifer Windsor; About the Editors and Contributors; Index.