Can Moscow Mediate Between Tehran and Riyadh?

October 25, 2017

The Middle East is in a process of a geopolitical makeover that could affect the region for decades to come. The recent Russian initiative to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia has come as a surprise and has left many questions about what Moscow could do in order to bridge the gap between...

Will Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Get Worse?

June 01, 2017

Hunger and disease are adding to Yemen’s death toll, leaving the war-torn country in a state of deep humanitarian crisis. Since the cholera outbreak in October 2016, compounded by hunger and malnourishment, Yemen has been suffering a severe health crisis. Cholera is a gastrointestinal...

Protesting the War in Yemen

May 31, 2017

The US is complicit in policies that could kill as many Yemenis as Jews perished in the Holocaust. We are witnessing a period of activism and civic engagement unprecedented in my generation. Liberals have picked up the placards they put away for most of the Obama era and remembered how to...