Esquire Middle East

YEMEN-UNESCO-CULTURE-HERITAGE-ENVIRONMENT-SOCIALEsquire Middle East reviewed Don’t Be Afraid of the Bullets, calling it a “a timely reminder that [Yemen] should be in the news.”

It was into this maelstrom that Laura Kasinof landed in late 2009. Seeking to improve the Arabic she’d learned in college, and intent on becoming a foreign correspondent, the 23-year-old journalist hunkered down in the peaceful, friendly capital of Sana’a. Her days soon fell into an agreeable pattern of language lessons in the morning, and afternoons exploring the historic Old City, chewing qat with the locals and hearing their life stories.

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