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  • Mexican Peso Crisis
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    Mexican Peso Crisis

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the Mexican peso crisis from administration officials and other economic experts. They discussed topics such as the administration’s use of exchange…

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  • Mexico Economic Support Program
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    Mexico Economic Support Program

    Committee members heard testimony from various officials concerning the administration’s plan to help Mexico during its current economic crisis.

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  • Foreign Aid Objectives
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    Foreign Aid Objectives

    Mr. Summers and Mr. Wolfowitz analyzed the geopolitical, economic, and humanitarian rationales for foreign aid, especially how these have changed in the post-Cold War era. After their…

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  • US Trade Policy and American Business
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    U.S. Trade Policy and American Business

    Mr. Lader amd Mr. Summers spoke about the size and complexity of the federal government and their effects on the president’s time.

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  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
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    General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

    Guests discussed emerging trade blocs, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and the effects on the U.S. economy. The first group emphasized the effects of these items on America and…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    Mr. Summers discussed the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in America’s international role and the impact of NAFTA on the American economy. He also discussed the…

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  • US Aid to Russia
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    U.S. Aid to Russia

    Witnesses discussed the reform movement in the former Soviet Union and the need for U.S. and international aid for this reform to succeed. President Clinton asked the Congress to pass…

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  • US Foreign Policy
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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Speakers discussed the changing economic world and the importance of international investment to spur economic growth in the U.S. and throughout the world. Former Secretary Kissinger…

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  • US Aid to Russia
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    U.S. Aid to Russia

    The committee heard testimony from administration officials and diplomats on the U.S. foreign aid policy for the former Soviet Union. The witnesses testified on the administration’s…

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