Food, Politics & War

Humans were given mouths for two reasons. 1) to eat, 2) to argue about what they just ate

In every continent in every era, countries have crossed swords over the origin of traditional dishes.

Feuds over food sovereignty even devolved into diplomatic rifts. Threats have been made. Political alliances have been broken.

 

The rest of the article is available here.

This feature was published in CNN Travel on July 13, 2012.



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