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Daniel Myatt
By Daniel Myatt on Thu, Nov 3, 2016 - 12:04pm

Moving the Needle: Examining Extreme Poverty in Conflict States

For seven years, as an active-duty officer in the U.S. military, I witnessed the realities and consequences of extreme poverty. I learned how it can fuel and accelerate the growth of extremism, how extremist groups prey on the poorest people in our world’s ungoverned spaces, and how some of the world’s longest ongoing cyclical violence was occurring —not coincidentally — in the world’s poorest countries.