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Maersk and the US shipping lobby under pressure

The food industry, shipping, and the NGOs - in popular terms, the Iron Triangle - have for decades enjoyed a special status when sending aid from the US, which benefits carriers such as Maersk. But the Triangle is facing tough political pressure. ShippingWatch has looked into a troublesome alliance.

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In 2014, comedian and news anchor Jon Stewart of the Daily Show on live TV posed a question that put the paradox of US aid in perspective.

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