The United States appears overly confident that military strikes will put the Houthi threat back in the box.
The absence of a functioning state exacerbates Yemen’s environmental disasters, compounding the humanitarian crisis caused by years of conflict.
Would South Yemen be a state for Southerners, or would it be the anti-Houthi Yemeni state?
Saudi Arabia’s new, exit-focused strategy for Yemen implicitly weakens the country’s formal institutions and provides greater political leverage for the Houthis, imposing indirect costs that could undercut prospects for a broader U.N.-led Yemeni peace process.
On August 24, AGSIW hosted a virtual roundtable with Steven Fagin, the United States ambassador to the Republic of Yemen.
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