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Understanding Yemen's Civil War; Defining "Terrorism"

Apr 6, 2015

Fighting and heavy airstrikes in Yemen have left many wondering what lies ahead for a country that’s engaged in what many are calling a “proxy war.” This hour, we get an update from former U.S. ambassador Mark Hambley. 

And later, following the tragic Germanwings plane crash, we consider the line between a terrible act and terrorism.

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  • Mark Hambley - Former U.S. ambassador
  • Vesna Markovic - Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean at the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science
  • Timur Yuskaev - Assistant Professor of Contemporary Islam at Hartford Seminary; Co-Editor of The Muslim World Journal
  • Laura Beth Nielsen - Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Legal Studies at Northwestern University; Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation

John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.