The drought may also be considered a natural and inevitable scourge but the dramatic consequences of famine are exacerbated by the constant state of war and instability generated and maintained also by the Western selfishness.
I notice a real tendency for the far-left to assume the system is too biased against them for them to triumph electorally. And the far-right assumes the system is biased against them too, but they still try to get elected anyway. And often do.
I've long noticed that the mainstream media pays almost equal attention to Quaddaffi's eccentricities as it does his war crimes. Even in death, the coverage was as much a reflection on the passing of some loveable whacko as it was one of the worst tyrants of the 20th century.
The quote of discredit that Berlusconi and his administration has reached in the E.U. is over the top. Italy is paying for the shameful activities of that political disgrace. I wish the magnificent italian people will be able to get rid of that dictator as soon as possible. Had to draw something about this issue.