Post Tagged with: "Yemen"

Drone Technology and the Trump Doctrine

Drone Technology and the Trump Doctrine

Trump is not breaking new ground in using greater lethal force than predecessors and ignoring international law, rather taking the direction towards a logical conclusion.

Deadly Stalemate in Yemen

Deadly Stalemate in Yemen

Yemen’s faltering economy desperately requires sustained, well-coordinated efforts to rebuild a country devastated by war and facing a humanitarian crisis.

Interview – Stacey Philbrick Yadav

Interview – Stacey Philbrick Yadav

Stacey Philbrick Yadav discusses the roots of the conflict in Yemen, assesses the key actors involved, and condemns the US’s role in supporting the Saudi-led coalition.

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Ten years after its birth, R2P is dying, falling prey to its own antinomies: It has promised Locke, prescribed Leviathan, and practiced Behemoth.

The Arab Uprisings Five Years After

The Arab Uprisings Five Years After

In several Arab countries transformation is dominated, by political violence. The polity has broken down—the central state fails to deliver security to its citizens.

Yemen: A Battle for Energy Supremacy

Yemen: A Battle for Energy Supremacy

Yemen is the amphitheatre where the gladiators will fight each other for the coveted prize of significant amount of resources, clout, and strengthened political will

Saudi Airstrikes on Yemen: Limits to Military Adventurism

Saudi Airstrikes on Yemen: Limits to Military Adventurism

The Saudis will continue to perceive the Houthis as powerful political and military opponents and feel the need to keep them at bay

Joint Military Force for the Arab League: Feasible or Not?

Joint Military Force for the Arab League: Feasible or Not?

With tensions rising in the region, the League requires a systematic approach to address security issues in terms of crisis prevention rather than merely crisis managing.

Can a Federal State Solve Yemen’s Problems?

Can a Federal State Solve Yemen’s Problems?

Yemen’s version of federalism appears aimed at taming the aspirations of the southern movement and Ansar Allah in the north rather than incorporating them into politics.

Federalism as Peace-Building: Searching for Solutions to the Conflict in Yemen

Federalism as Peace-Building: Searching for Solutions to the Conflict in Yemen

In its current form, it is difficult to read federalism as a long-term peace-building solution in the midst of Yemen’s on-going conflicts and insecurity.

Yemen: The Political Struggle Continues

Yemen: The Political Struggle Continues

Many Yemenis were disappointed with the compromise brokered that led to Saleh’s departure, preferring to continue the struggle for real change.

The GCC Plan for Yemen: Still Crazy after All These Months

The GCC Plan for Yemen: Still Crazy after All These Months

On April 25, the Gulf Cooperation Council proposed a settlement to resolve the political crisis in Yemen. The GCC initiative will not solve the Yemen crisis, only complicate and prolong it. The dogged American persistence in supporting it adds dangerous legitimacy to the agreement and the failing Saleh regime.

Obama’s Cautious Step Forward on Middle Eastern Democracy

Obama’s Cautious Step Forward on Middle Eastern Democracy

To seize the opportunity of this historic moment of political change and support democratization in the Arab world, Obama needs to fill in the details of how the USA and the international community will offer concrete, sizeable and sustained help towards securing political reforms throughout the region in the coming months and years.

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