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Arrested Development: Short Changing Foreign Aid

AIR DATE: February 10, 2010

First we talk about Afghanistan. Guests include Nancy Birdsall, President of the Center for Global Development and Andrew Natsios, USAID Administrator from 2001 to 2005. Sean Carberry travels to the Afghanistan to explore the challenges of doing development work in a conflict zone. And Deborah Amos talks with Congressman Howard Berman (D-CA) about the way forward for US foreign aid.

Then Deborah Amos traces the history of US foreign aid, from its beginnings in the Marshall Plan after World War II to its present state of disarray.

And Matt Ozug visits Ethiopia, home to one of the largest USAID missions in the world, where USAID and other organizations are working to promote development and prevent hunger.

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