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Tue, Feb 23, 2021

Optimism mixed with realism about the Biden administration’s promises on Yemen

The appointment of Ambassador Tim Lenderking as US Special Envoy to Yemen is the right step towards streamlining United States’ efforts internally and externally with allies to end the war, address its humanitarian impact, and avert the looming famine.

MENASource by Khaled Alyemany

Middle East The Gulf

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing January 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

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Climate Change & Climate Action Democratic Transitions

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

A historic opportunity for peace in Yemen

There is a hard and complex road ahead, but the Biden administration has taken a major first step in the right direction.

MENASource by Nabeel Khoury

Politics & Diplomacy Yemen

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Khoury quoted in VOA on ending the war in Yemen

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Conflict Middle East

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Kroenig appears on CNN International to discuss President Biden’s foreign policy speech

On February 4, Matthew Kroenig appeared on CNN International where he discussed President Biden’s speech on foreign policy that he delivered at the State Department. Topics for discussion included 1) whether allies would be less likely to rely on the United States moving forward; 2) the president’s announcement that the United States will not support offensive […]

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China Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

The big takeaways from Biden’s first foreign-policy speech

President Joe Biden campaigned on a promise of renewed American engagement with the world after the era of “America First”—and the president’s remarks were designed to show that this shift is already underway.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

China Cybersecurity

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Nabeel Khoury joins Al Jazeera to discuss the end of American support in Yemen

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Conflict Middle East

Mon, Jan 25, 2021

O’Toole quoted in Reuters discussing the Biden administration’s decision to approve all transactions involving Yemen’s Houthi movement.

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In the News by Brian O’Toole

Arms Control United States and Canada

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
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