Barbara Bodine

  • May 31, 2011  

    Heavy fighting resumed Tuesday in Yemen’s capital after a cease-fire broke down between forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and tribal militants. Margaret Warner discusses the country’s power structure and Saleh’s staying power with former U.S. Ambassador Barbara Bodine and Princeton University’s Bernard Haykel. Continue reading

  • April 25, 2011  

    Two months of uprisings against the 33-year reign of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh have left at least 140 people dead. Margaret Warner discusses the political upheaval and what’s next for Yemenis with Christopher Boucek of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Barbara Bodine, former U.S. ambassador to Yemen. Continue reading

  • April 25, 2011  

    As thousands of Yemeni protesters crowded streets Monday calling for President Saleh to step down, at least two more protesters were killed — bringing the death toll to at least 140 in two months. Meanwhile, Saleh signaled that he could leave power within a month if he and relatives are granted immunity from prosecution. Continue reading