Essential Geopolitics: The Battle for Marib in Yemen

MIN READMar 11, 2021 | 04:45 GMT


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In this episode of the Essential Geopolitics podcast, Emily Donahue speaks to Ryan Bohl, Stratfor Middle East and North Africa analyst at RANE. 

The Yemen civil war has lasted more than six years. It has spawned political and humanitarian crises so dire that the United Nations has warned that 40,000 children may die from starvation this year.

Now, a battle over the resource-rich city of Marib has foreign countries concerned the war may last even longer. 

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