Yemen’s president for three decades was a wily political operator but a poor administrator
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The allegation Qatar supports terror is rich coming from the Saudis who for decades have been promoting and subsidizing Wahhabism, the sharp end of fundamentalism which is intellectual architecture for ISIS.
We don’t hear much about it in part because the West is more concerned with Syria and Iraq’s rolling disasters, and tribal beefs in obscure, non-oily countries don’t interest us. Horribly though, we favor the Saudi destroyers.
Demonstrators took to the streets of Yemen’s capital to protest Trump’s visit to the Saudi Kingdom
For all four countries, the culmination of war, poverty, mass displacement, inaccessibility to aid, drought, and crop failure is a formula for famine, with the ultimate result being severe food deprivation that threatens millions.
While the United States is not openly involved in attacks, there is evidence that the weaponry being used indeed originates from the U.S., which creates an unfortunate direct link to the unlawful engagements being committed.
Conflict between regions seems to be ebbing as federal Yemen National Dialogue moves forward
Political work of Yemen Women’s Activist and Nobel Laureate has her banned from entering Egypt
Forgotten corner of Middle East with complex problems celebrate Yemen Arab Spring anniversary
Yemen National Dialogue process has chance to emerge country from crisis with national elections: Democracy in Yemen would be huge success for Arab Spring protest movement