Fri, Jan 8, 2021

The Biden administration’s Yemen imperative

Ending the war in Yemen, which has raged for the past six years, would fulfill two stated goals of the incoming Joe Biden administration: restoring the United States’ leadership role in international affairs and reducing tensions in the Gulf.

MENASource by Nabeel Khoury

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Dec 18, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden can help end the war in Yemen

If President-elect Joe Biden commits to putting an end to the war in Yemen, he can prevent Yemen from falling into the hands of warlords and Iran’s proxy network—namely the Houthis and Lebanese Hezbollah—as well as other terrorist groups like al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and ISIS.

MENASource by Khaled H. Alyemany

Middle East Yemen

Tue, Dec 8, 2020

Fontenrose quoted in Reuters on US-imposed terrorism sanctions on Iran’s envoy to the Houthis

In the News

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Khoury quoted in Al Jazeera on the release of prisoners in Yemen

In the News

Politics & Diplomacy Security & Defense

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Yemen: Enough of war

After six years of war in Yemen, it looks like the world’s worst humanitarian crisis is being forgotten and treated with indifference. The international community is overstretched with many crises, and Yemen seems far from the highest priority.

MENASource by Khaled Hussein Alyemany

Conflict Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Mon, Jun 22, 2020

Khoury joins Al Jazeera to discuss why Yemen separatists have not seized Socotra

In the News

Middle East Yemen

Mon, Feb 3, 2020

US targets al-Qaeda leader: What it means for Yemen and the US counterterrorism mission

"When the United States is able to identify a terrorist abroad who threatens Americans, in the vast majority of cases the solution is relatively simple," William Wechsler says. "Simply reach out through law enforcement or intelligence channels and ask the local government to arrest them. Unfortunately, there remain a few places in the world in which the host governments have no practical ability to do so—indeed, in some of these places legitimate government authorities face a high risk of being killed if they tried. Yemen is one of these places."

New Atlanticist by Masoud Mostajabi

Conflict Terrorism

Tue, Nov 26, 2019

Khoury quoted in Al-Monitor on the possibility of US-Saudi negotiations with Houthis

In the News by Atlantic Council

Security & Defense The Gulf

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Saudi-backed Yemeni government and separatists sign power-sharing agreement

On Tuesday, November 5, the Hadi government signed a power-sharing agreement with southern separatists in Riyadh. The separatists and Hadi-led Yemen Government are backed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, specifically by the United Arab Emirates. Infighting between them further fractured the civil war in August when the separatists seized Aden from Saudi-led forces. It […]

MENASource by MENASource

Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Winning the humanitarian war in Yemen

While Saudi Arabia came into Yemen very sensitive of the regional Iranian challenge and Houthi threat, its war strategy and foreign policy lacks any awareness of the looming and ongoing environmental and humanitarian war that will affect the overall outcome of the peace in Yemen.

MENASource by Hadi Fathallah

Conflict Middle East


Fri, Jan 29, 2021

Future foreign policy series featuring Rep. Ro Khanna

Online Event The Atlantic Council's New American Engagement Initiative presents a conversation featuring Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA 17th District) in discussion with Vox's Jen Kirby.

3:00pm Arms Control Conflict International Norms Middle East

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