Conflict In Yemen


My latest article at Return of Kings focuses on the origins of the current Yemeni war.  The article provides a basic background to the conflict, with a focus on the motivations of the major players.

Followers of Middle East news are likely aware of the simmering conflict in Yemen. It is now appearing to burst its narrow confines, and draw in a number of regional players.  As with most conflicts that involve overlapping sectarian, regional, and internal power dynamics, the Yemen conflict is aggravated by the shifting motivations of the players. We will attempt here to describe the basics of the current war (and it is a war) in a way that imparts a general understanding without bogging us down in minutiae…

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