TURKEY: Improving Health

Turkey, making a thorough checkup at the start of the new year, found itself in excellent shape. The U.S. has pumped $400 million into its bloodstream since the war. By diligently using these millions to expand its productive capacity, the Turks have tripled their gross national production. U.S. Mutual Security officials deliberately encouraged the Turks to spend their aid on economic expansion, which would return repeated dividends, instead of on direct military purchases. The country's resulting economic boom has brought $100 million more (a 17% increase) in government revenues in the last year, which in turn enables the militant...

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