Yemen, one of the more surprising countries to come out of the region’s revolutionary momentum, is back in the news. In recent weeks there’s been a sort of stalemate between President Saleh and the Yemeni people.
Yemen has proved to be one of the biggest surprises since these Middle Eastern revolutions began. It has long been overlooked as a dusty, conservative backwater. In terms of other Gulf states, it has neither the wealth of Saudi Arabia or the prestige of the UAE.
What on Earth is happening in the Middle East? With protests from Morocco to the West Bank, the status, stability, and safety of the region has gotten more confusing than ever. In an incredibly short period of time (about four months total), we’ve seen two countries overthrow their longstanding dictators, three Gulf States challenged, a […]