ARABIA: Fall of Yemen

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From Bagdad, Jerusalem, Damascus and Aden radios began to crackle last week: HODEIDA . . . HODEIDA . . . IMAM YAHYA OF YEMEN . . . WAHABI . . IBN SAUD . . . YEMEN . . . ABDUL AZIZ . . . YAHYA . . . YEMEN.

All this had nothing to do with Cab Calloway. It meant that the 33-year-old movement, to build a great Arab nation under a single ruler, had reached a crisis. Huge, gaunt Ibn Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, was about to capture Yemen, last important...

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