And What About Yemen? | WBEZ
Skip to main content

The Gist

And What About Yemen?

On The Gist, should we continue to trust Facebook with our data? 

Saudi Arabia’s disastrous war with rebel tribes in Yemen is 3½ years deep, as is America’s support for it. Michael Knights, senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, details the kingdom’s goals: stopping the missile attacks sailing in from Yemen, restoring the country’s ousted leaders, and countering the rebels’ biggest ally, Iran.

In the Spiel, the disappearance of abortion providers, the rise of crisis pregnancy centers, and what Google can do about it.

This episode is brought to you by Exchanges, a podcast from Goldman Sachs. Listen today wherever you get your podcasts.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.