Senate Takes First Step To End Yemen War, Reorient Foreign Policy

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by Ben Armbruster The Senate on Wednesday passed a measure mandating the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the Saudi/UAE-led war against Houthi rebels in Yemen. The vote marks the first time since the War Powers Act of 1973 became law… Continue Reading  

Royal Wedding Received Triple the Media Coverage of Yemen in 2018

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by Jim Lobe The ongoing war in Yemen, called the world’s “worst humanitarian disaster” by the United Nations and independent aid agencies since early last year, received a grand combined total of 20 minutes of coverage on the ABC, NBC,… Continue Reading  

Congress Poised to Move Forward with Bold Agenda on Yemen

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by Kate Kizer Although the brutal assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi may have begun to recede from the American public consciousness, Washington has clearly not moved on. In fact, the new Democratic majority in the House is poised,… Continue Reading  

Solar Power and the Yemeni Civil War

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by Austin Bodetti Little about Yemen would suggest that it represents the next frontier for renewable energy. Since 2015, the Yemeni government, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates have fought Iranian-backed Houthi rebels for control of the country as… Continue Reading  

Focus on the Political in Yemen

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by Alireza Ahmadi Despite meager progress in United Nations-led negotiations between the warring sides in Yemen, a cessation of hostilities, never mind a durable peace, is not likely to follow soon. After all, political barriers still stand. As Chatham House’s… Continue Reading