Sunday, October 16

How the U.S. Became More Involved in the War in Yemen

Graffiti in Sana protesting American drone strikes.
"More than 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen’s civil war. This week, the United States became more directly involved in the conflict, which already included Saudi Arabia and insurgents with ties to its sectarian rival, Iran. The Houthis, a Yemeni insurgent group, took over Sana, the capital, in 2014 and unseated the government months later with the help of rogue army units. They have since secured control of a large part of the country. ..."
NY Times
NY Times: Yemen
New Yorker: A Homemade Museum for Yemeni Refugees in Djibouti
Al Jazeera: Yemen