ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Grain and Superpower Politics

Grain and Superpower Politics

R G Gidadhubli THE United States seems to have lost the economic battle it waged in January 1980 against the Soviet Union by declaring an embargo on grain sales to the Russians in reaction against the Russian action in Afghanistan. The failure of the policy of grain embargo has brought to the surface the big money interests of American businessmen and the conflicts of interest within the developed capitalist world. These conflicts could be taken advantage of by other countries. In the present case, the Soviet Union, in particular, has been able to benefit from these internal US and international conflicts of interest.

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