What Next

Understanding the Crisis in Yemen

We spent weeks riveted by the Khashoggi disappearance. What about Saudi Arabia’s hand in the war to its south?

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Eric Nagourney, an international desk editor for the New York Times, explains the paper’s decision to publish harrowing photographs of malnourished Yemeni children. And Fatima Alasrar, a Yemeni and a senior analyst for the Arabia Foundation, explains why she thinks assigning blame for Yemen’s famine is complicated.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson and Jayson De Leon. Engineering by Terence Bernardo.