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Understanding the Houthi Faction in Yemen

Editor’s Note: Yemen’s war, the world’s deadliest active conflict, has no end in sight. Many of its chief protagonists—including the Houthis, whose ties to Iran and hostility to U.S. allies put them at the center of the conflict—are not well … Continue reading

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The Senate Acts on Yemen

Yesterday, on Dec. 13, the Senate made history. By a vote of 56-41, it adopted S.J. Res. 54, a bipartisan joint resolution that directs U.S. forces to withdraw from “hostilities” in Yemen not related to al-Qaeda within 30 days of … Continue reading

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Extricating the United States from Yemen: Lessons on the Strategic Perils of Partnered Operations

Editor’s Note: The war in Yemen has gone from bad to worse, and pressure is mounting for the United States to cut its support for Saudi Arabia's failed intervention in the country. But the lessons from this disastrous experience go … Continue reading

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Amnesty Calls for War Crimes Investigation in Yemen

International human rights group Amnesty International is calling for an investigation on potential war crimes in Yemen committed by the UAE and its militias. The Associated Press originally reported on torture taking place in a secret network of prisons outside … Continue reading

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Attack on Humanitarian Aid Hub in Yemen Appears Imminent

Emirati-backed Offensive against Strategic Yemeni City Appears Imminent The strategic Yemeni city of Hodeidah is bracing for a potential humanitarian disaster. Yemeni forces backed by the United Arab Emirates are closing in on the Houthi-occupied port and an attack now … Continue reading

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