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The Effect of the US’ New Conventional Arms Transfer Policy on Yemen

The Effect of the US’ New Conventional Arms Transfer Policy on Yemen

On 17 April 2018, Martin Griffiths, the new United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Yemen, gave his first briefing to the UN Security Council. In his remarks, he told the Council that he will give them a framework for negotiations within the next two months and that a political solution […]

Yemen Three Years Later

Yemen Three Years Later

Three years after Ali Abdullah Saleh transferred power to Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, the civil war in Yemen shows no sign of abating, with Houthi militias and the Hadi government locked in combat. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia and its coalition continue to jockey with Iran for influence, only intensifying the violence. With no end in […]

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Travels the US Amid Rights Abuses

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Travels the US Amid Rights Abuses

In mid-March, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman (often referred to by his initials, MbS), wrapped up a trip the United Kingdom and traveled to the United States (US) for a two-week visit starting Monday, 19 March. MbS’s visit comes at a time when he is attempting to bring […]