• Diwan

    Abu Dhabi’s Dilemma

    The attack of January 17 will force the United Arab Emirates to make one of two choices, neither of them desirable.

  • Research

    Education in Yemen: Turning Pens into Bullets

    In Yemen, an already fractured education system has deteriorated further during the war. Yemeni and international actors alike should pursue these reforms to breathe new life into Yemen’s education sector.

  • Diwan

    Beirut for Ma’rib?

    Rising pressure against Lebanon from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states may well be tied to Hezbollah’s role in Yemen.

  • Research

    Yemeni Border Markets: From Economic Incubator to Military Frontline

    Border markets on Yemen’s northwestern border with Saudi Arabia gave rise to a distinct economic system and bridged communities. Yet the war in Yemen has either destroyed them or forced their closure.

  • Commentary

    Biden in Yemen: When “End the War” Brings More Wars

    The decisions taken by the Biden administration to end the war in Yemen have ironically yielded the opposite effect: an unprecedented military escalation, more victims, and a worsening humanitarian crisis.

  • Commentary

    Prospects for Reform in the Arab Region in Post COVID-19 Realities

    • Joost Hiltermann, Stephan Roll, Yara Hawari, Karim Nammour, Louisa Dris Ait Hamadouche, Nacer Djabi, Albaqir al-Afif Mukhtar, Akram al-Bunni, Nadege Lahmar, Ahmed Nagi
    • March 12, 2021
    • Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

    Challenges to governance across the Arab region are likely to exacerbate in light of the strain produced by the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Diwan

    Lords of War

    There are several reasons for why the Houthis have no incentive to reach a peace agreement in Yemen.

  • Commentary

    What Does Biden’s Yemen Policy Mean for Saudi Arabia?

    U.S. President Joe Biden seeks to end the six-year war in Yemen by dialing down military interventions and returning to diplomacy. Strange as it may seem, the Saudis’ current strategy is not that different.

  • Research

    Conflict by Other Means: Postwar Reconstruction in Arab States

    • Amr Adly, Muhammad Alaraby, Ibrahim Awad
    • February 05, 2021

    As conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya, and Iraq move toward de-escalation, postwar reconstruction will be complicated. Each country has a unique postwar outlook, but in all four countries, political reconstruction is a key foundation for long-term economic stability.

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    • KPCC's AirTalk
    Michele Dunne
    Arab Spring Six Years Later: Progress and Heartaches
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    • KCRW’s Marketplace
    Marc Lynch
    Were the Arab Uprisings a Failure or Just the Beginning?
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    • Project on Middle East Political Science
    Marc Lynch
    The War in Yemen
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