The Kojo Nnamdi Show - Foreign Food Aid And The Farm Bill (audio)

The Kojo Nnamdi Show - Foreign Food Aid And The Farm Bill (audio)

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2/10/14
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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The farm bill recently signed into law by President Barack Obama took years to clear Congress - and triggered showdowns over everything from food stamps to agricultural subsidies. But this sprawling piece of legislation isn't a purely domestic matter: it includes provisions affecting international food aid efforts that are a plank of American foreign policy. We explore where food aid fits into U.S. diplomatic strategy, and how this new legislation affects, and doesn't affect, the status quo.

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