Our HAWG chair, Alan Yarborough, recently published “Are We Asking the Right Questions about Haiti?” in which he reemphasizes the need for all actors that want to help ameliorate Haiti’s crisis to reframe their questions. In the midst of the release of the executive summary of the 10-year Global Fragility Act plan for Haiti, it is imperative that the international community recognize the need to rethink the questions we are asking including:
- Why are we still talking about how bad conditions are in Haiti?
- Does Haiti need foreign intervention?
- If foreign military intervention is off the table, why don’t we just support the Haitian National Police?
- Why not just listen to Haitian solutions?
- Which Haitians?
- What can we do for Haiti?