Is the Devastating Six Year-long War in Yemen Likely to End?

Is the Devastating Six Year-long War in Yemen Likely to End?

The war in Yemen, now in its sixth year, remains an important element of the broader Middle East conflict, in particular the confrontation between Iran with the Shiite “Axis of Resistance” and the Saudi coalition, which is indirectly supported by the United States and Israel. This conflict has already created the largest humanitarian crisis in…

Middle Eastern Interventionism Galore: Neither US nor Chinese Policies Alleviate

Middle Eastern Interventionism Galore: Neither US nor Chinese Policies Alleviate

A recent analysis of Middle Eastern states’ interventionist policies suggests that misguided big power approaches have fueled a vicious cycle of interference and instability over the last decade. Those approaches are abetted, if not encouraged by US and Chinese strategies that are similar, if not essentially the same, just labelled differently. The United States has…

Long-suffering Yemen: Where is the Way Out?

Long-suffering Yemen: Where is the Way Out?

Yemen is currently experiencing an externally imposed civil war and is facing starvation, poverty, various disasters, and the dreaded COVID-19 epidemic. For years, the Saudi-led coalition, with strong US support, has been waging war against Yemen to impose its policies and bring its proxies to power. As the world’s media have repeatedly reported, airstrikes have…

Russia Should Consider Partnering with The UAE in the Horn of Africa

Russia Should Consider Partnering with The UAE in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa is arguably the most geostrategic part of the continent for the rest of the world at large so it’s only fitting that Russia crafts a comprehensive strategy for advancing its interests there, one which would become much more viable if it seriously considered partnering with the region’s de facto Emirati hegemon…

US Changes Its Role in Yemeni War As It Seeks to Impose ‘Peace Deal’ on Its Terms

US Changes Its Role in Yemeni War As It Seeks to Impose ‘Peace Deal’ on Its Terms

In his first speech on foreign policy President Joe Biden announced that the United States would would end its support for Saudi Arabia’s genocidal war in Yemen. This would include a ban on selling weapons that facilitated ‘offensive operations’ by Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen. However, Biden went on to qualify his comments by stating…

New UN Report: Millions of Yemeni Children Face Acute Malnutrition

New UN Report: Millions of Yemeni Children Face Acute Malnutrition

“The increasing number of children going hungry in Yemen should shock us all into action. More children will die with every day that passes without action,” the report says. Underscoring the urgent need to end a war that is responsible for what it calls the “world’s worst humanitarian crisis,” the United Nations on Friday published…