Skip to Main Content

United States Foreign Relations: Budget

This guide gathers selected resources to assist in the study of United States foreign relations.

Foreign Assistance

One of the main ways a nation can project power in foreign relation is through foreign assistance.  Aid to other countries, particularly but not exclusive to developing ones, is a way to bolster alliances in addition to offering humanitarian assistance.

To see what kind of foreign assistance the United States is offering other countries, visit  One can search by country, category, and year.


From the Tichnor Postcard Collection, Boston Public Library (click on image for details)