Thu, 12 March 2020
The humanitarian crisis in Yemen, Britain's growing military mission in Africa and can Putin be president for life?
It’s five years since Saudi Arabia first intervened in the fighting in Yemen. Since then it’s escalated into the world’s worst humanitarian disaster — and this week aid agencies have warned the situation could get even worse.
We’ll hear from the Red Cross, on the ground in Yemen, on the crisis facing its population — and learn more about Saudi Arabia’s huge surge in arms imports during the conflict — and who’s selling them the weapons.
Plus a special report from Africa on Britain’s growing military role in the continent, and find out more about the coming deployment to Mali.
And if you thought you’d soon see the back of Vladimir Putin — think again. Find out how Russia’s leader plans to effectively become president for life with Russia analyst Stephen Dalziel
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