And then there's Yemen: The Arab World's overlooked proxy war (part 1)

While Syria burns and Libya teeters, civilians are bearing the brunt of another Arab world civil war. The rest of the planet appeared largely indifferent to the plight of Yemen until two events: Saturday’s Saudi-led air strike against a funeral wake in the capital that left 140 dead, and now the US retaliating against the targeting of its navy with strikes of its own against suspected bases of Houthi militias. How to reconcile Yemenis and get regional powers to take their rivalry elsewhere?

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Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

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