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War on Global Poverty Should Be Fixed, Not Ended

Author: Gene B. Sperling, Senior Fellow for Economic Policy and Director of the Center for Universal Education
October 20, 2005
Bloomberg.com

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"President Bush's call for a multibillion dollar emergency plan for AIDS relief as well as the so-called Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) to provide assistance to countries deemed to perform well on measures of governance, investing in people and promoting economic freedom, was a Nixon- going-to-China moment in development assistance."

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