Drought not the real cause of East Africa famine
cnn / Thomas Keneall
29-Aug-2011 (one comment)

(CNN) -- Imagine if long-term drought were to strike a part of the rural United States, Wyoming say, or Montana.

There would be bank foreclosures as the price of cattle would fall because there was too many of them on the market, families would tragically lose their farms, and grocery lists would be trimmed.

But would people starve, actually 

Darius Kadivar

Author Of "Schindler's List" Views on Famine

by Darius Kadivar on

Author Thomas Keneally won the Booker Prize in 1982 for Auth, later made into the film Schindler's List. His latest book Three Famines examines three historical famines and their cause