Associated Press photographer, Ben Curtis, has documented the conditions in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa where as many as one million children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition. here’s just one of his heartbreaking photos. Click through to the Boston Globe for more.
Aid agencies in the region say they need $200 million to avert disaster – the equivalent of only three and a half hours of US military spending.
Meanwhile, regime change by military intervention in Syria, which would end with US and NATO forces embroilled in yet another civil war and have an estimated cost of some $40 billion, is being disguised as a liberal and humanitarian thing to do by the DC “serious people”.