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Benn Steil

Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Benn Steil is director of International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations and author, most recently, of "The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War."

Why the Marshall Plan Worked — and Why It Won’t in Today’s Warzones

A host of similar-sounding yet unworkable aid schemes are among the legacies of the one that launched 70 years ago Tuesday.