Africa Death by Starvation

This time the threat of mass famine is less the caprice of cruel nature than the work of obstinate men

Of all the obscenities of war, none is as inexcusable as the deliberate slaughter of civilians. Yet much of the world is silent now, though millions of innocent Africans stand in jeopardy of extinction. These people will not die by the sword or the other traditional implements of war. Instead, they will be slain by one of the cruelest weapons of any era -- starvation. They will die slowly and painfully; in a world of abundance, they will die hungry.

And most of the dying will be done in the Horn of Africa. In Ethiopia upwards of 4.5 million people, more...