Foreign aid and U.S. policy objectives February 9, 1984 by George Pratt Shultz

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  • Economic assistance, American -- Developing countries,
  • Military assistance, American -- Developing countries,
  • International relations

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Other titlesForeign aid and US policy objectives
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 548
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
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