Video: Is USAID acting too much like the CIA?

USAID sent young Latin Americans posing as HIV educators and tourists to Cuba to promote rebellion and recruit political activists, The Associated Press reported.

​Sounds like more the CIA's territory — not the work of an agency that says its core mission is to provide "economic, development and humanitarian assistance." 

Here's why the new allegations are potentially problematic: Congress allocates billions of dollars to USAID to meet its stated mission.

So not only is going outside of that specific purpose potentially misusing those funds, but it also potentially puts legitimate aid programs at risk of not being trusted to operate in other countries. 

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