How labeling Yemen’s Houthis as terrorists would harm civilians

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 4:25pm

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Recent reports indicate that the Trump administration may soon include the Houthis, the group that governs most of Yemen, in the same category as al-Qaeda. Yemen scholar Gregory Johnsen explains how designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization may affect the lives of Yemeni civilians, peace talks and US national security.