FOREIGN AID: A Plan to Streamline

Richard Nixon's oft-stated goals for his presidency are to leave his mark on foreign affairs and to introduce the best management techniques of the flow chart and the board room to the workings of Government. Last week he sent Congress an 8,000-word program aimed at achieving the best of both goals. It proposes an ambitious reorganization of foreign aid that would create a military aid setup to underwrite the Nixon Doctrine while turning economic development funds over to a new International Development Corporation. Closely tailored to the recommendations of a presidential commission...

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