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May 4, 2019

  1. 05 Famine in Africa

Daniel Maxwell spoke from Nairobi about the factors producing famine. He looks for underlying vulnerabilities, not just "triggering events." He says hunger can start the political unrest may lead to war. The Arab Spring was one case.

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