Articles on Yemen

The Yemen conflict: Southern separatism in action (Commentary)

Helen Lackner - 08 May 2020

The Southern Transitional Council’s declaration of “self-rule” threatens to revive the internecine feuds of previous generations.

Yemen: Why the Riyadh Agreement is collapsing (Commentary)

Helen Lackner - 03 February 2020

The strategic ambitions of Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been diverging in Yemen – to the detriment of hopes for peace on the ground.

Inertia on the Red Sea coast: Will Yemen’s political process collapse? (Commentary)

Adam Baron - 15 March 2019

Three months after the signing of the Stockholm Agreement, a frail hope of de-escalation in Yemen remains - but only if the warring parties soon implement its key measures. 

The end of the post-Khashoggi era? Europe's collapsing unity on Saudi Arabia (Commentary)

Julien Barnes-Dacey - 06 March 2019

As key EU member states quietly resume their strategic partnership with Saudi Arabia, Europe's unified position towards the Kingdom, together with its leverage over it, has begun to fray. 

Out of Stockholm: Diplomacy and de-escalation in Yemen (Commentary)

Adam Baron - 15 January 2019

More than three years after a Saudi-led military coalition and its Yemeni allies captured Aden, the city remains shrouded in the marks of war

The road to Uppsala: Opportunity and urgency in Yemen (Commentary)

Adam Baron - 11 December 2018

This past weekend, the first steps toward political dialogue in Yemen took place in Sweden; but with a large part of the country on the brink of famine, a sense of urgency remains

Hudayda’s collapsing stalemate: A new act in the Yemen war (Commentary)

Adam Baron - 14 November 2018

Stockholm is set to host peace talks later this month to end the war in Yemen, but those may now be postponed due to a new outbreak of violence in the country 

Yemen’s diplomatic discord (Commentary)

Adam Baron - 12 September 2018

After the collapse of planned consultations in Geneva, a new round of formal peace talks seems unlikely before the end of the year.

Hudayda on the brink: A turning point in Yemen’s war? (Commentary)

James Firebrace - 15 August 2018

The Yemeni port of Hudayda must be protected, or the war will spill outside of the country's borders

Port in a Decisive Storm: The battle for Hudayda (Commentary)

Adam Baron - 21 June 2018

As the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen fights to take control of Hudayda, the city's future remains clouded