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Issues Facing The World Today


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Issues Facing The World Today

  1. 1. Issues Facing the World Today
  2. 2. Terrorism <ul><li>As historians, we must ask why some people believe that terrorism is the best way to advance their cause. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Defiant Countries <ul><li>North Korea </li></ul>
  4. 4. Unstable Regions – Israel/Palestine
  5. 5. War in Afghanistan
  6. 6. Genocide in Darfur?
  7. 7. Poverty/Hunger <ul><li>About 25,000 people die every day of hunger or hunger-related causes, according to the United Nations. This is one person every three and a half seconds. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Top 10 Environmental Issues Source: Green to Gold by Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston Climate Change Energy Water Land Use Chemicals Air Pollution Waste Management Ozone Layer Oceans Deforestation