Latest US diplomatic tool: corn and grain

Landay, Jonathan S.
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/9/99, Vol. 91 Issue 51, p2
Discusses the use of grain as a political tool by the United States in international affairs. Role of food in dealings with North Korea, Russia, and Indonesia; How the United States has cut its food aid to most countries; The purchase of grain excesses from farmers; Aid dispersed by the Food for Peace program; The United States phasing out food aid to other governments; Food production problems in the developing world; Weighing American security interests and human need.


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