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Comments: Terrorism & AIDS & Global Priorities

So another World Aids Day comes and goes and one cannot help but wonder what difference did it make anyway.Today there seems to be one issue of pre-eminence upon everyone's lips – terrorism. And yet with heading for 27 million people suffering from HIV/AIDS in Africa, a figure that utterly dwarves the level of casualties of any kind from terrorism including and since 9/11 and taking into account Iraq too, then I could not help but wonder where our priorities lie in the world today.

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