March 5, 2020 | By Daniel Schneiderman, Brian Hanson

Deep Dish: Hard Truths about the US Role in Yemen's War

Fourth anniversary of the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen's war, in Sanaa

Yemen's years-long war pits Iran-backed Houthis against a coalition of Saudi-led forces seeking to restore Yemen's internationally recognized government. The war has created not only a dire humanitarian crisis but also an opening for terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda. International Crisis Group’s Daniel Schneiderman, who was National Security Council director for Yemen under presidents Obama and Trump, joins Deep Dish to explain the US role in the conflict.

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