Yemen Civil War

Outlook 2019: The War in Yemen


Both sides risk losing their international backers in 2019. Will it make a difference on the battlefield?

Battle for Key Port Rages in Yemen


Another ceasefire evaporates as the vital port of Hodeida erupts in fighting.

Famine and Misery Spread in Yemen’s Deadlocked Conflict

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Amid renewed fighting, warnings of impending humanitarian disaster in Yemen continue to fall on deaf ears.

Whither the Saudi Aramco IPO?

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When, if ever, will the Saudi Aramco IPO take place? At this point it’s anyone’s guess.

Yes, Yemen is Our Fault

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It’s time for the United States to stop being part of the problem in Yemen’s disastrous civil war, and start being part of the solution.

Yemen Civil War: Houthis Fire Missile at Saudi Oil Tanker

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Houthi missile attacks against Saudi Arabia won’t do much damage, but they will propel the bloody Yemen civil war into news headlines the world over.

Grim Prospects for Turkey-Saudi Relations

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As is often the case in the Middle East, third-party bilateral relationships are driving Turkey and Saudi Arabia further apart.

FLASH: Ex-President Saleh Killed in Yemen

President ALI Saleh (center), of the Republic of Yemen, and his delegation meet with Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and his staff at the Pentagon on June 8, 2004. The two leaders are meeting to discuss defense issues of mutual interest. DoD photo by Helene C. Stikkel.

The Houthi-Saleh alliance has come to a violent end outside Sanaa.

Iran-Saudi Arabia Rivalry Heats Up amid Riyadh Missile Strike

A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen from the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 21, 2015. The ICBM's reentry vehicle, which contained a telemetry package used for operational testing, traveled approximately 4,200 miles to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Test launches verify the accuracy and reliability of the ICBM weapon system, providing valuable data to ensure a continued safe, secure and effective nuclear deterrent. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley)

Are we entering a new phase of the Saudi-Iran contest for the Middle East?

President Trump and the Geopolitical World Order: Middle East

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The geopolitical world order is being remade under President Trump, but not necessarily in the way he intends. This series takes a region-by-region look at US foreign policy and asks: What does the decline of US power and influence mean for the world?

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