Tag: Houthis

Hope Fades for New Talks in Yemen as Battles Intensify

Hope Fades for New Talks in Yemen as Battles Intensify

After a five-year-long conflict, hope for a new round of peace talks in Yemen begins to fade away a week into Saudi Arabia’s unilateral halt to military operations. Soon after the announcement on April 9, confusion set in over the intent of the ceasefire and the lack of monitoring. Clashes...

Yemen Accuses Qatar of Stoking Sectarianism

Yemen Accuses Qatar of Stoking Sectarianism

Northern Yemen has become one of the latest theaters where tensions stemming from the Gulf crisis have reignited. In October, Yemen‘s UN-recognized government condemned Qatar for allegedly financing Houthi-produced textbooks that foment sectarianism.

America’s Outdated Special Relationship With Saudi Arabia

America’s Outdated Special Relationship With Saudi Arabia

The US presidential campaign debate on Middle East policy has focused disproportionately on the response to the Islamic State. This series instead focuses on five alternative Middle East policy challenges facing the next president. In this fourth part, Ryan J. Suto discusses the US-Saudi special...

The Yemen Crisis Explained

The Yemen Crisis Explained

What does the current turmoil in Yemen mean for the future of the country? Yemen, often in the headlines for US drone strikes and al-Qaeda’s most active franchise, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), has received heightened media attention for a different reason, a successful military...

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