Ramzy Baroud


Ramzy Baroud, author of My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story, discusses his article “Yemen Continues to Inspire Amid Great Odds” at CommonDreams.org; the Saleh family mafia controlling the country, supported by the US and Saudi Arabia; the entirely reasonable demands of Yemeni protesters, amounting to no more than the basics of a civil society; hopes for an inclusive political settlement that produces some democracy and keeps Yemen intact; and how the Saleh government and the US hype the al-Qaeda threat to advance their own interests.

MP3 here. (19:21)

Ramzy Baroud is an author and editor of The Palestine Chronicle. His work has been published in many newspapers, journals and anthologies around the world. His books include The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People’s Struggle and Searching Jenin: Eyewitness Accounts of the Israeli Invasion.

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