The text boxes below have been placed in a random order. Reorder the paragraphs.
(A) Scrutiny by the news media shamed many developed countries into curbing their bad practices.
(B) Although the system is far from perfect, it is certainly more transparent than it was when foreign aid routinely helped ruthless dictators stay in power.
(C) Today, the projects of organizations like the World Bank are meticulously inspected by watchdog groups.
(D) At the beginning of the 1990s, foreign aid had begun to slowly improve.