Food drops; useful or propoganda ploy?


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Discuss it - Castlebar 2001 ]

Posted by Global restauranteur on October 09, 2001 at 00:33:47:

From MSNBC.COM:

Food aid opens Afghan second front


Food aid opens Afghan second front
Relief groups foresee disaster; British reporter said free
MSNBC NEWS SERVICES
Oct. 8 — As missiles and warplanes streaked over Afghanistan, the United States opened an unusual “second front” by dropping 35,000 daily food rations in northern areas of the nation. But relief officials, forced to suspend food convoys because of the strikes, angrily said the airdrops — even though they are to be conducted periodically — cannot possibly compensate for the new surge of refugees expected to be displaced by the war.

Click Link for full text



Follow Ups:



Post a Followup

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Discuss it - Castlebar 2001 ]