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Fighting for control of Yemen

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that demands that Houthi rebels immediately relinquish control of the government of Yemen. Saudi Arabia, Britain, France, Italy, Germany and the US have all suspended their diplomatic missions in Yemen. Countries evacuated their diplomatic staff last week as political unrest has grown in the country. Houthi rebels have taken over control of the government but are not necessarily in control of the country. Nabeel Khoury, a visiting associate professor of Middle East Studies at Northwestern University and non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Hariri Center, joins us to discuss the future of Yemen. PHOTO: Yemeni protesters march to protest against Houthi Shiites who have seized power in the capital, Sanaa, while they celebrate the fourth anniversary of the uprising in Taiz, Yemen, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015.(AP Photo/Anees Mahyoub)

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