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Bush’s AIDS initiative: Too little choice, too much ideology

Just two months before ordering the invasion of Iraq, President Bush in his 2003 State of the Union address asked Congress to appropriate $15 billion for care, treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS in developing countries. The subsequent President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) served to burnish his “compassionate conservative” credentials even as he took […]