From the outset of Russia’s war on Ukraine and the outflow of Ukrainian refugees, humanitarian aid agencies have warned that global food supplies have come under stress and financial resources have been diverted to Ukraine from other major crises.
For years, from Mali to Afghanistan, I have worked for peace and risked my life for it. It is therefore not a question of justifying war, but of understanding what led us to it. I notice that the “experts” who take turns on television analyze the situation on the basis of dubious information, most often hypotheses erected as facts—and then we no longer manage to understand what is happening. This is how panics are created.