Yemen: Scarce Water, Security Threat?

The ten most water-stressed countries in the world – gosh, it sounds like a bad Buzzfeed article – are all in the Middle East or North Africa. Yemen, perhaps best known in the U.S. as the target of covert drone strikes, is in an especially dire position. War News Radio’s…

Drying Up

A man stands next to his boat in a dried marsh in southern Iraq. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press. This week on War News Radio, we find out about the toll a severe water shortage is taking in Iraq. Louis Katz reports. Read the transcript here. Then, we find…