Yemen War

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Economic Crisis, Political Divisions Spark Protests in Yemen’s South

As divisions among competing parties and the conflict persist, the economy is spiraling, leaving the majority of Yemenis without access to public services and without the means to meet their basic needs.

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Seven Yemens: How Yemen Fractured and Collapsed, and What Comes Next

Yemen’s fragmentation will have severe repercussions for U.S. foreign policy, regional stability, and, ultimately, international security.

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A New U.S. Weapons Exports Policy: Transformed or Simply Revamped?

A new Conventional Arms Transfer policy based on human rights could have a major impact on the global arms trade and U.S.-Gulf relations, but questions remain as to whether recent announcements will lead to concrete policy shifts.

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Yemen: Regional Dynamics May Help New U.N. Envoy in Negotiations

With the peace process stalled, Hans Grundberg will need to revise the framework for ending the conflict in Yemen, but his main challenge lies in bringing the local actors to the political discussion.

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Eye to the Horizon: The UAE’s Maritime Ambitions

The UAE is increasingly looking to the maritime domain as an area of regional and global cooperation but also as a vessel of continued power projection.

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A Grand Bargain for Yemen

The next U.N. special envoy for Yemen will be uniquely positioned to spearhead a grand bargain that might be the international community’s last chance to reconstitute Yemen as a single state.

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Yemeni Soldiers and the Battle for Pay

Lacking and intermittent payments to soldiers risk incentivizing local small wars that could persist regardless of whether a national conflict resolution deal is achieved.

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The Great Fall: Putting Together Peace Talks for a Broken Yemen

With Yemen’s increasingly fractured political landscape, the longer the war continues, the harder it will be to resolve.

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Battlefield Realities Overshadow Some Core Yemeni Concerns in Peace Process

With multiple interests at play, peacemaking in Yemen is a complex problem that goes beyond one party's willingness to take action.

How the U.S. Can Create Leverage With the Houthis in Yemen

The United States has at its disposal a number of diplomatic carrots and sticks that, if wielded effectively, could compel the Houthis to negotiate in order to end the war in Yemen.

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