Help Yemen, not its government

Concerned about the "regional and global threat" from terrorists in Yemen, Gordon Brown is to host an emergency summit in London later this month. Yemen, at the southern tip of the Arabian peninsula, is a country that tends to be off the radar except when something untoward happens affecting foreigners – when it gets a brief period of attention before it's forgotten again ... Read more at Comment Is Free.

Posted by Brian Whitaker, 4 January 2010.