Bush Program for Poor Nations Off to Slow Start

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/3914205/3914206" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Two years ago, President Bush proposed a new way to aid poor countries through a multi-billion-dollar program called The Millennium Challenge. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports that the program intended to aid needy nations got off to a slow start due to the war in Iraq and other political realities.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from