Somalia is global shame
Published 23/07/2011 | 09:29
AN objective analysis of the stock reflex response to crisis in the Third World by the "international community" would simply suggest too many look the other way.
Apart from the honourable -- but wholly inadequate -- efforts of aid agencies, the missionary sector and a handful of governments, the tendency globally has been to offer a sum big enough to placate a few uneasy consciences, but too little to make any significant impact on the scale of suffering.
Once more we are seeing the result of this indifference.