Former ambassador sheds light on Yemen
Broadcast: Midday, 01/12/2010, 11:00 a.m.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, Barbara Bodine, describes the history, culture, economy and politics of the country that is a new focus of the war against Al-Qaida.
- Barbara Bodine: Lecturer and Diplomat-in-Residence at Princeton University. US Ambassador to Yemen (1997-2001)30 years in the foreign service, primarily in the Arabian Peninsula. Deputy Principal Officer in Baghdad 1990-91, and Coalition coordinator for reconstruction in Baghdad 2003. Former Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and director of East African Affairs for the State Department.
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