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Made in America, lost in Yemen: The role of US weapons in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis

Category:Best Campaigning / Investigative Journalism

Over the past six months, a series of exclusive CNN investigations have shone a light on the devastating role American-made weapons are playing in Yemen’s war. 

From US bombs that have killed dozens of civilians, to revelations that US weapons have been passed to al Qaeda-linked fighters, the reports raise serious questions about the moral culpability the US may bear as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis grinds on.

The investigations have reached a large global audience and helped shift the debate in the US, where Congress has cited CNN’s revelations in its opposition to the Trump administration’s policy on Yemen.