Episode 7:

Water and War in Yemen

Steven Caton of Harvard University breaks down the civil war, famine, and water crisis in Yemen.

Guest Bios

Steven Caton

Steven Caton is the Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies at Harvard University. His research focuses on the Arabic language, cultural studies, and the politics of water. He is one of the foremost experts on Yemen and the Arabian Peninsula.

Episode Acknowledgements

Special thanks to Qatar Foundation International, which provided the seed funding and support to develop and launch this podcast and to produce this episode.

Thanks to Professor Caton for his time and for his enthusiasm in helping to bring the crises in Yemen to light.

Image Credits

Old City Sana’a,” by Rick McCharles via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0). This photo has been enhanced using basic editing functions in Apple Photos.

Featured Music

  • Kim Arar,” by Wind of Anatolia, from the album Live at the 2014 Golden Festival, used with permission from Wind of Anatolia. The track has been excerpted and mixed with narrative.