Onshore balancing: The threat to Oman's neutrality (Commentary)
Camille Lons - 03 April 2019
Oman's decision to grant the US Navy access to strategically important ports reflects intensifying global rivalry between the US and China. Europe can work to keep Oman a neutral mediator.
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
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
by Adam Baron - 12th June, 2018
The northern province can act as a model for the rest of the country, if international actors, including Europe, learn its lessons.
by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10th April, 2018
France sees the MENA region as a state for foreign policy and great power politics and an opportunity to shape global politics and punch above its weight.
by Adam Baron - 20th December, 2016
The ‘forgotten war’ of Yemen is now matching the headline-grabbing conflict in Syria in its severity, and can no longer be ignored by European governments