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U.S. Ambassador To Yemen On Risk Of Country Becoming A Failed State

Yemeni Red Crescent workers and civilians stand at the site of an air raid in the Arhab area, around 13 miles north of Sanaa, on Aug. 23, 2017, where a Saudi-lead coalition has been bombing Iran-backed Huthi rebels. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)
Yemeni Red Crescent workers and civilians stand at the site of an air raid in the Arhab area, around 13 miles north of Sanaa, on Aug. 23, 2017, where a Saudi-lead coalition has been bombing Iran-backed Huthi rebels. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)

In Yemen, years of war have driven millions of people from their homes and left millions more without enough food and at risk of cholera.

Matthew Tueller (@USEmbassyYemen), the American ambassador to Yemen, tells Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti that the U.S. hopes to bring the warring sides together to try to negotiate a resolution.

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