Not looking good in Yemen. This article paints a bleak picture of the country’s future: exploding population, imploding economy, running out of water… Add to this a weak state, political instability, extremist Islamism, and a people armed to the teeth, among others, and it may end up making Somalia and Afghanistan look like garden parties by comparison. And no one can do a thing about it. What amazing architecture, though.
As I have never been to Yemen—apart from 24 hours in Aden at age 7 (when it was a British colony, which was some time ago, though I do have a memory of it)—the photos are not mine.