Since March 2015, a Saudi-led international coalition of forces-supported by Britain and the United States-has waged devastating war in Yemen.
Largely ignored by the world's media, the resulting humanitarian disaster and full scale famine threatens millions.
Destroying Yemen offers the first in-depth historical account of the transnational origins of this war, placing it in the illuminating context of Yemen's relationship with major powers since the Cold War.
Bringing new sources and a deep understanding to bear on Yemen's profound, unwitting imbrication in international affairs, this explosive book ultimately tells an even larger shock-doctrine story of today's political economy of global capitalism, development, and the war on terror as disparate actors intersect in Arabia.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 312 pages, 5 halftones, 4 maps
- Publisher: University of California Press
- Publication Date: 09/01/2018
- Category: Middle Eastern history
- ISBN: 9780520296138
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