The Heat: Yemen Crisis

The Heat

Ali Abdullah Saleh

He was a dominant figure in Yemen — ruling the country for more than three decades before being deposed in 2012.

But despite being out of office, Ali Abdullah Saleh continued playing a key role in the country’s ongoing conflict — until his death at the hands of the rebel group he once supported.

For more, CGTN’s Adel El Mahrouky reports from Cairo.
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Joining us to discuss:

  • Afshin Molavi, senior fellow with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
  • Seyed Hossein Mousavian who served as Iran’s Ambassador to Germany and as a member of the country’s National Security Council
  • Fatima Abo Alasrar, senior analyst with the Arabia Foundation
  • Sama’a Al-Hamdani focuses on Yemeni politics as an independent writer, researcher and analyst

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