|Using food as a weapon is as old as the siege but today's barbarians have upped the anté by several orders of magnitude. Countries that grew their own food which not only fed them but also created employment, now grow food and things like flowers, for export in order to 'earn' the precious dollar which obviously they have to spend on importing the food they once grew- or starve.
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