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Fatima Abo Alasrar

 Fatima Abo Alasrar is a senior analyst for the Arabia Foundation in Washington DC.

Twitter: @YemeniFatima 

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UN peace efforts must be wary of Yemeni discontent

The UN special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, displayed unusual optimism after his three-day trip to Yemen, where he met the Houthi leadership in Sanaa. He described his discussions with militia leader Abdulmalek Al-Houthi “fruitful and supportive.” 

July 07, 2018

Yemen’s destructive identity crisis

Yemen’s society has fragmented. The formal and informal ties that hold citizens and groups together continue to fray.

April 02, 2018

Yemen’s disenfranchised youth must be given a voice

If there is a single moment in Yemen’s history that illustrates young people’s lack of power, it is the 2011 “independent youth” uprising.

March 08, 2018