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Why the United States Must Remain Involved in Yemen

On June 16, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Middle East, With Comments Off on Why the United States Must Remain Involved in Yemen

It can be difficult to determine what the United States has to gain from involving itself in the Yemeni Civil War. The humanitarian crisis and the unsuccessful Saudi and Emirati attempts to defeat the Houthis have convinced some analysts that further American engagement in the war is unnecessary and even…

American Interests in Yemen

On May 23, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,Middle East, By , With Comments Off on American Interests in Yemen

American interests in Yemen are currently centered around limiting Iranian influence, ensuring safe oil transit, and maintaining the security of Saudi Arabia. Secondary interests include counterterrorism, human rights, and overall stability in the Middle East. A brief look at the history of US-Yemeni relations will show how these interests have…