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Opinion A global famine looms. The U.S. could prevent it.

U.N. World Food Program says 44 million people in 38 countries are “teetering on the edge of famine” Peter Bergen: Food prices are high even before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. He says richer countries need to stop hoarding and provide more money to aid developing nations. Bergen says the U.S. and other world powers have the ability to prevent a global famine. This is as urgent and morally necessary as sending tanks to Ukraine, Bergen writes. The United States must lead by example, and Congress must back that up, he says.