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Bush Program for Poor Nations Off to Slow Start

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Bush Program for Poor Nations Off to Slow Start

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Bush Program for Poor Nations Off to Slow Start

Bush Program for Poor Nations Off to Slow Start

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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.