The giver may dictate.

Pulling Strings

The United States is withdrawing its foreign aid

from those countries that run contra

to its protocol.

I would not call this act as bullying.

This is more like pulling the strings.

After all, the United States is the giver.

And there is some justification in pulling the strings.

This act, however will re-level the relationship

of the have-not countries with the US.