Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Bush Program for Poor Nations Off to Slow Start

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.

Copyright 2004 NPR

Explore all national, state and local returns now.