Friday, April 16, 2010

Victoria Clark, former correspondent and Moscow bureau chief for the Observer, discusses Yemen. The poorest state in the Arab world, it’s still dominated by its tribal makeup and, due to its instability, has become a perfect breeding ground for insurgent and terrorist movements. In Yemen: Dancing on the Heads of Snakes, she untangles Yemen’s history and examines the country’s role in both al-Qaeda and the wider jihadist movement today.


Victoria Clark

Comments [3]

Stephen Kaunelis from New York

I was a Peace Corps volunteer in Yemen From 83 to 85 constructing drinking water projects in the rural countryside, it is sad to here that very little has changed since i have left beyond the reunification.

Apr. 16 2010 12:39 PM
George from Bay Ridge

What can the international community do to alleviate the poverty?

Apr. 16 2010 10:23 AM
Zahid from Brooklyn

Shibam in Yemen is referred as “Manhattan of the Desert".

Apr. 16 2010 08:05 AM

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