President Hadi took power during Arab Spring protests, now firing old guard generals: Slow motion Yemen Arab Spring continues with no elections scheduled
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Yemen. Yemen is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, the last elections were "marred by flaws of vote buying, partisan officials and military and exploitation of state control over media". Also check out our section on World Democracy and our Middle East archive.
Oil poor nation Yemen’s Hidden Revolution has often functioned as battleground for regional powers
There is a new phenomenon called democracy in the Arab world and there should be no question that this is a remarkably positive turn of events that should continue to be supported by people of good will the world over.
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