Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent
Impoverished and ravaged by civil war, Yemen has largely turned over its diplomatic activism to Saudi Arabia since its much richer neighbor launched operations to restore President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi to power. The Yemeni Embassy in Washington is headed by Ambassador Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, Hadi’s former chief of staff. Mubarak was briefly kidnapped by the Iran-backed Houthi...
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 | Ibrahim al-Hatlani, Contributor
Saudi women recently launched a hashtag calling for an end to male guardianship, which has been behind many of the physical and moral violations they face in Saudi society.
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2016 | Nadia Al-Sakkaf, Contributor
After Yemeni government forces took over Hadramaut governorate, which was under the AQAP’s control, the Hadrami Elite’s main challenge is to keep the Islamic State away from the governorate.
Monday, Jul. 18, 2016 | Hassan Ahmadian, Contributor
Despite all the challenges it poses for Iran, Saudi Arabia’s regional policy and strategic behavior is still not perceived as a threat in Tehran — but could failing to respond be a mistake?
Thursday, Jul. 14, 2016 | Amal Nasser, Contributor
As Yemen is facing its worst humanitarian and economic crisis in its modern history, the Saudi-led coalition needs to step up and restore security in the liberated areas by eliminating militias.
Friday, Jul. 8, 2016 | Giorgio Cafiero, Contributor
As Bahrain seeks closer ties with Russia, other Arab countries have their doubts about the relationship, yet they recognize Moscow’s growing role in the region amid Washington’s receding influence.
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