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Obama's most unforced error

The story of America’s war the American-enabled war in Yemen took another twist yesterday, when former Yemeni president and current Houthi ally Ali Abdullah Saleh appeared to… 806 more words

Furriners

How is America helping to kill Yemenis today?

Here’s an interesting tweet, I think:

What's Saudi up to in #Yemen?
Tues: killed 15 at factory
Fri: bombed vital bridge
Sat: killed 10 children at a school…

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Cross Cultural

Lived lots of years in foreign countries–foreign cultures.

Cross-cultural are experiences in which I have been face-to-face with people and behaviours I did not understand and often did not agree. 124 more words

Landscape

Still so far away

Over the weekend, the warring sides in Yemen came about as close as they’ve come yet to an agreement to end that country’s ~16 month long civil war, but talks in Kuwait appeared to collapse yesterday when negotiators for the Houthi-Ali Abdullah Saleh side rejected a UN peace plan, and the negotiators for Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi’s government decided to leave Kuwait in response. 525 more words

Furriners

Yemen's next civil war, if there is one, will be a rerun 20+ years in the making

At Muftah.org, Thanos Petouris writes about one of the aspects of Yemen’s current civil war that has gone underreported, the issue of southern separatism: 908 more words

Furriners

Stranded In Somaliland – Part 1

Yemenis fleeing conflict are taking overcrowded livestock boats across the Gulf of Aden to Somaliland – an unrecognized country. Such is the magnitude of violence in one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Middle East. 1,170 more words

Somaliland

Taiz stands alone: Protesters raise flag of independence from Yemen

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Taiz, YEMEN – The national tricolor of Yemen could not be seen in Taiz on this year’s unity day, and its people did not celebrate. 969 more words

Islamic History