Worldview: August 22, 2016 | WBEZ
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Saudi Arabia-Yemen Conflict Intensifies And 'The Week Democracy Died'

On today's show: 

  • As a Saudi Arabia-led coalition launched military strikes on Yemen’s capital of Sanaa, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in support of Houthi rebels in control of the city. The conflict has killed over 6,500 people. We get the latest. 
  • Have events on the world's political stage this summer signaled the end of democracy as we know it?

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