Trump’s Poison Pills Are Still Toxic
Whether it’s Iran, China, Cuba, or immigration, U.S. President Joe Biden often finds himself stymied by his predecessor’s foreign policy.
Yemen Is Sitting on a Time Bomb Bigger Than the Exxon Valdez
An abandoned oil tanker with more than 1 million barrels of crude is rusting off the coast.
Ending War in Yemen Requires Talk, Not Labels
Designating the Houthis as terrorists will serve only to confirm their existing biases.
Ukraine Crisis Spills Into Yemen Diplomacy
The UAE withholds criticism of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as it seeks Moscow’s diplomatic backing in Yemen.
U.N. Pressures Biden Against Adding Yemen’s Houthi Rebels to Terrorist Blacklist
A return to sanctions would only worsen a humanitarian catastrophe, experts warn.
The U.S. Is Wrong on Yemen. Again.
The devastating cycle of tit-for-tat attacks between Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Houthis will not end via diplomatic doublespeak.
In Yemen, All Sides Are Using Hunger as a Weapon
The Houthis, Saudis, and Emiratis are letting people starve while corruption and mismanagement of aid lines elites’ pockets.
Yemen Has Become an Iranian Proxy War Against Israel
The United Arab Emirates faces a militant consequence of the Abraham Accords.
Yemen’s Parallel War in Cyberspace
Persistent contact with fake news disrupts even stable societies—but in war zones, it can be lethal.
10 Conflicts to Watch in 2022
Battle deaths may be down, but regional wars continue to rage as great-power confrontations loom, from Ukraine to Taiwan, amid declining U.S. influence.
Congress Must Halt Biden’s Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
The U.S. president is reneging on his campaign promises in an effort to appease Riyadh. A bipartisan team of lawmakers can stop him.
Biden Needs a Plan B for Yemen If Houthis Win
An end to the war will generate a new set of problems.
Yemen’s Most Pressing Problem Isn’t War. It’s the Economy.
International agencies are fixated on the humanitarian crisis instead of the economic conditions that caused it.
How to Close the Gender Gap in Peace Talks
Women’s representation is critical to lasting peace, but they are losing ground at the negotiating table.
Washington Has Yemen Policy Backward
The Houthis have defeated Saudi Arabia—and peace won’t come by dictating terms to the victors.
Britain Retains Monopoly on U.N. Relief Post
U.N.’s Yemen envoy, Martin Griffiths, is to become the U.N. humanitarian relief czar.
Biden Faces His First Disasters in Yemen and Afghanistan
Unless it changes tack, the administration is about to make bad situations even worse.
Doctors on the Front Lines of the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis
Director Skye Fitzgerald’s Oscar-nominated documentary “Hunger Ward” chronicles Yemeni health care workers as they wrestle with famine and violence.