Regions / Yemen

Since the Arab Spring, artists have helped to foster a more vibrant civil society and pointed the way toward more durable democratic institutions.

Poets Stand Up

On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can't be read inside those countries.
Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.
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