U.S. Foreign Aid: Investing in Countries that Help Themselves

April 1, 2011
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U.S. Foreign Aid: Investing in Countries that Help Themselves
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Daniel Yohannes, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, discusses the MCC’s work with Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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