New head at USAID, new efforts in international development

The World

Later today, the government agency tasked with international development gets a new boss. Rajiv Shah, the new administrator for USAID, will begin with a mandate to fix an agency that has received a lot of criticism in the past few years. Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a speech at the Center for Global Development in which she described a new vision for the nation’s international development efforts. We’re joined by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to talk about what this means for American efforts overseas.

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