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The Forgotten Wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq

There is a terrifying enemy threatening civilians in war-torn Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq. This is another foe besides the Taliban, Al Qaeda, the Syrian regime or ISIS.

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Video: George Marshall on Fighting Hunger After World War II – October 5th, 1947

October 5th, 1947- Secretary of State George C. Marshall talks about hunger in Europe after World War II and food conservation. This was part of a special broadcast which included the first presidential address ever televised from the White House. See the video on YouTube.

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Video of the Marshall Plan: Me and Mr. Marshall

A film about the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after World War II. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: The Marshall Plan

This short video has footage of George Marshall testifying before Congress in January, 1948 about the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after World War II. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: George Marshall and Interim Aid Program of 1947

Secretary of State George Marshall speaking before Congress on November 10, 1947 about the Interim Aid program. Food for the hungry was a critical aspect of this program which preceded the Marshall Plan. See the video on YouTube.

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New year dawns with hunger crisis in Ukraine

As we head into the new year, a hunger crisis continues to grow in war-torn Ukraine. The government and pro-Russian rebels continue to battle in the Eastern Ukraine.

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Russia and WFP sign agreement to fight hunger

Russia and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) today signed an agreement on joint efforts to fight world hunger. WFP’s director, Ertharin Cousin, was in Moscow today to sign the agreement with foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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