The Key Actors in the Yemeni War

March 22, 2021

What Caused Yemen’s Famine?

March 01, 2021

What’s at Stake in Yemen?

July 13, 2018

In Yemen, the pressure is on both sides to move toward a negotiated settlement. There are three different views on the Yemen War depending on who’s making the pronouncements. The first sees the US as supporting a naive and destructive effort by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to...

Threat of Piracy Heightened Off Somalia and Yemen

December 18, 2017

The increased threat of piracy off Somalia and Yemen since the Aris 13 hijacking in March is set to continue due to heightened insecurity in the High Risk Area. Reports of pirate activity in the High Risk Area (HRA) region have increased by more than five times over the past 12 months, totaling...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Defining “Recitation” Amid Famine in Yemen

November 13, 2017

According to William Shakespeare, “All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players” — especially if they represent governments that are expected to achieve peace in the Middle East. Today's 3D Definition: Recitation On the same day that Mark Lowcock, the UN humanitarian...

The Houthi-Saleh Alliance of Convenience

June 27, 2017

Although the Saleh and Houthi alliance has withstood the Yemen conflict, the cracks in their alliance are as large as ever. During 2014, Yemen observers suspected former President Ali Abdullah Saleh of facilitating, if not orchestrating, the Houthi military expansion into the governorates of...

What Lies Ahead for Yemen in 2017?

January 08, 2017

For Yemen, it’s a case of: there's only one way up when you're at zero. As the old saying goes, only once we have hit rock bottom can we rehabilitate ourselves. Usually the preserve of the individual, this saying can also been applied to countries in distress. And perhaps no more so than the...