While the new international poverty line does not mean much change in poverty incidence either globally or at the regional level, it does imply major changes in poverty for some countries.
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As costs rise in nearly every aspect of life, low-income people are forced to bear an increasingly heavy yoke. And as long as our systems for determining who should receive aid are based on outdated models, these people have no hope for relief.
While the enemy weaves in and out of the tribal areas, living and interacting with the people, we fight the war against Al Qaeda superficially through military airstrikes and covert operations.
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