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January 9, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Secretary of State George P. Shultz, striving to put the best possible face on sharp cuts in U.S. economic aid for Africa, said Thursday that the West is far more generous than the Soviet Union, which sees the continent only as a potential military outpost. In a speech to Senegalese business leaders and Cabinet officials, Shultz urged Africans to consider "the difference between guns and butter, between stomachs filled with food and heads filled with empty slogans."
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January 9, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Secretary of State George P. Shultz, striving to put the best possible face on sharp cuts in U.S. economic aid for Africa, said Thursday that the West is far more generous than the Soviet Union, which sees the continent only as a potential military outpost. In a speech to Senegalese business leaders and Cabinet officials, Shultz urged Africans to consider "the difference between guns and butter, between stomachs filled with food and heads filled with empty slogans."
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