By Erol Yayboke
CSIS/Rowman & Littlefield
Author: Emmy Simmons
Project Director: Kimberly Flowers
A REPORT OF THE CSIS GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY PROJECT
Sharp rises in global food prices in 2007/08 jolted global political leaders out of any complacency they might have had regarding the future of food and agriculture. Street demonstrations and food riots broke out in more than 40 countries across the world, provoking unrest and violence in several places.
By Kimberly Flowers
By Anthony H. Cordesman
War is always a tragedy in human terms, but the four wars in the Middle East have raised the level of that tragedy to truly massive proportions. These costs are summarized in detail in a new analysis by the Burke Chair at CSIS entitled The Human Cost of War in the Middle East: A Graphic Overview.
This analysis is available on the CSIS web site at http://csis.org/files/publication/160203_human_cost_of_mena_wars_0.pdf.