Laura Rozen

A ship is docked at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen, March 23, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad)

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In shift, Saudis seek political solution for Yemen port

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

Hoping signs of progress in talks with Houthi rebels come to fruition, Riyadh is now looking away from military plans and considering a political solution to take a strategic Yemeni Red Sea port.

Is Trump learning to live with Iran nuclear deal?

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

In certifying that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal, the Trump administration appears to be discovering the merits of the accord.

Tillerson: Russia has 'best means' to convince Assad to go

Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

On his first trip to Russia as secretary of state, Rex Tillerson met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow to discuss steps to try to reverse the decline in relations between the United States and Russia.

Russia 'furious' with Assad over gas attack

Monday, Apr. 10, 2017 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

Syria’s alleged chemical weapons attack in Idlib province has threatened to sabotage potential US-Russia rapprochement, and Russia is privately furious with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

What US airstrike means for Washington’s Syria policy

Friday, Apr. 7, 2017 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

As allies express cautious approval of the US airstrike in Syria, the United States says its targeted action does not signal a broader shift to military regime change.

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Laura Rozen is Al-Monitor's diplomatic correspondent based in Washington, DC. She has written for Yahoo! News, Politico and Foreign Policy. On Twitter: @LRozen

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