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Saudi Arabia’s Intervention in Yemen

By: Emma Nunn                 Yemen, the poorest country in the Arabian Peninsula, is currently facing a grave humanitarian crisis. After the Tunisian Revolution in the spring of 2011, protesters across Yemen called for the end of the reign of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a corrupt Saudi Arabian backed autocrat who had embezzled up…






Report: Inaction in the Face of Suffering

By: Shawn Johnston The Civil War in Yemen has created a humanitarian disaster yet to receive an acceptable response from the international community.  Once touted by the Obama Administration as a model in counter-terrorism strategy,[1] the state of Yemen has since unraveled to such an extent that it has been removed from the list of political talking points.  Not surprisingly,…