War Is Latest Assault on Progress in Yemeni Science

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Science  26 Oct 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5543, pp. 767
DOI: 10.1126/science.294.5543.767

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MARIB, YEMEN-- In the aftermath of the 11 September terrorist attacks, many field projects involving Western researchers have been put on hold, even in a moderate Arab nation like Yemen that has aligned itself with the U.S.-led coalition. That is why researchers from the United States and other countries who were supposed to have come to Marib this month remain thousands of kilometers away.