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Late in 1979, the Russians mounted an offensive in Afghanistan. This action was perceived as a direct threat to U.S. security by the President of the United States. A course of nonmilitary response to this threat was planned. One component of this plan, announced on January 4, 1980, I called for an embargo of high-technology goods and all agricultural commodities except the quantities of corn and wheat agreed to by previous treaty.

Publication Date:

4-1981

Publisher:

Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University

City:

Ames, IA

Disciplines:

Agricultural and Resource Economics | Agricultural Economics | Economic Policy | Economics

Potential long-term agricultural impacts of the Russian grain embargo

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