TRT World - Interview with Sama'a Al-Hamdani about car bomb attack that killed Yemen's Aden governor

Sama'a Al-Hamdani is an independent writer, researcher & analyst Focusing on Yemeni politics and women affairs. She is currently a fellow with Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies (SCSS). In the past year, she has provided analysis to the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Her work has been published in Almonitor, the LawFare blog (Brookings), The National (UAE), MENAsource (The Atlantic Council Blog), Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, Fikra Forum (The Middle East Institute Journal), The Middle East Eye, Yemen Observer, Yemen Times and several other prominent publications and academic Journals. She also writes the blog Yemeniaty.com since 2010.She is a regular expert commentator on Yemen's political affairs for major international media outlets like CNN International, BBC World Service, BBC Arabic, Aljazeera English, Aljazeera America, RTTV Russian Television, France24, Chinese CCTV, Canadian CTV, Al Hurra News Channel, Islam Channel and the Huffington Post Live. She was a guest on several NPR Radios, BBC World Service, The Voice of Russia Radio, and Sputnik Radio. She was also a guest on several political podcasts like Follow the Money and Middle East Week. She served as a panelist at several institutions including Chatham House, Brookings Institute, Carnegie's Middle East Center, the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston and the Issam Fares Center of Lebanon. Al-Hamdani was a TedxSanaa speaker in November 2013 and currently resides in Washington DC.