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Media Roundtable: Yemen's humanitarian crisis & Paul Manafort's trial

Aug 2, 2018


On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the impacts of the US-backed Saudi led war on Yemen and the deepening humanitarian crisis in that country.

According to the UN, 75 percent of the population is in need of humanitarian assistance and more than eight million people face starvation and famine. We’ll also talk about former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s financial fraud and money laundering trial.

Guests:

David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and author of It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America

Jane Ferguson, special correspondent for the NewsHour

Web Resources:

PBS: Jane Ferguson’s reporting from Yemen

The New Yorker: Is Intentional Starvation the Future of War?

DC Report: Multi-Millionaire Steve Mnuchin Takes Care Of His Own

The Washington Post: The deadly war in Yemen rages on. So why does the death toll stand still?

The Atlantic: The Plot Against America