North Korea Food Aid: Avoiding Moral Hazard

June 2, 2011

North Korea Food Aid: Avoiding Moral Hazard
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Following U.S. envoy Robert King’s visit to North Korea to assess the food situation in the country, CFR’s Adjunct Senior Fellow for Korea Studies Scott A. Snyder says that any U.S. decision to provide food aid to the country should be accompanied by steps to minimize moral hazard.

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