- Yemen. Failed Attempts To Restore Peace Helen Lackner · 31 January Two months after the signature of the Riyadh Agreement between Yemen’s internationally recognised government (IRG) and the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC), what is the situation on the ground? Coming 13 months after that of the UN-Sponsored Stockholm Agreement, it is appropriate (...)
Yemen. A Misleading Withdrawal From the Emirates
· August 2019
The United Arab Emirates has announced the withdrawal of its forces from Yemen. But behind the statements, there is a desire to find a new strategy to emerge from an endless war, which is not without tensions with the Saudi ally.
Once again military developments have brought Yemen back to (...)
Yemen. Atrocious Record of an Endless War
· March 2019
As the Yemeni people face the fifth year of their internationalised civil war, what has changed in the past four years?
To start with, a few figures: more than 60,000 people have been killed by directly war-related actions throughout the country, most of them by air strikes from the coalition. (...)
- All Those Who Want the War in Yemen To Continue Helen Lackner · October 2018 “It is high time for this war to end and it is also important, it is even France’s priority (...), that humanitarian aid can pass,” Françoise Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces said on 30 October. Yet, to date, none of the foreign powers engaged in Yemen have really acted in this direction. (...)
Socialist Revolution in Arabia
· November 2017
A few weeks after the defeat of Arab countries against Israel in June 1967, Southern Yemen gained independence following an insurgent movement against the British presence. The most radical socialist experiment in the recent history of the Middle East was about to begin.
Fifty years ago, on 30 (...)