Food for Afghanistan

Combat is subsiding in Afghanistan, which should make it easier to get food to those who need it. The world can also begin to focus on other urgent problems, most importantly basic health care, and the humanitarian needs of other desperate nations. Before Sept. 11 and the war against terrorism, the World Food Program estimated that four million Afghans needed food to get through the winter. The war has kicked the total up to six million inside Afghanistan, as people fled to remote villages,…