Nasser Arrabyee returns to the show to share his reporting on the war in Yemen. The war dates back to March 2015 when Saudi Arabia and its U.S.-led coalition began raining death on Yemen in an attempt to reinstall the government of Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, who Hillary Clinton empowered in 2012. Arrabyee discusses his experience the outbreak of cholera, how Southern Yemen has fallen into state of lawlessness as ISIS and al-Qaeda’s power has continued to grow, and how Saudi Arabia fights alongside al Qaeda and ISIS and Sudanese mercenaries throughout the country. While Saudi Arabia is the face of the war in Yemen, this is very much an American war.
Arrabyee is a Yemeni journalist based in Sana’a, Yemen. He is the owner and director of yemen-now.com. You can follow him on Twiiter @narrabyee.
Discussed on the show:
- Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi
- Ali Abdullah Saleh
- Aidarus al-Zoubaidi (UAE puppet)
- Al Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)
- “Death in Al Ghayil: Women and Children in Yemeni Village Recall Horror of Trump’s ‘Highly Successful’ SEAL Raid,” by Iona Craig
- “5/31/17 Clair Manera, coordinator of MSF project Yemen, is interviewed on the Cholera outbreak.” (Scott Horton Show)
- “Yemen cholera cases pass 300,000 mark, ICRC says” (Reuters)
- “A young prince may cost Syria and Yemen dear,” by Patrick Cockburn
- Al Hudayadah (port)
- “Over 17 million people are under threat of famine in war-torn Yemen” (ForeignPolicy.com)