Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2017

320 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190842369

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Yemen Endures

Civil War, Saudi Adventurism and the Future of Arabia

Ginny Hill

  • The war in Yemen is finally coming under scrutiny as the West considers its controversial dealings with Saudi Arabia.
  • Hill delves into Yemen's recent history, dominated by the enduring and pernicious influence of dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh.
  • Reports on the political chaos following Saleh's departure after Arab Spring protests.
  • Argues how Western policy in Yemen has consistent failed, in terms of promoting reform, tackling terrorism, responding to the "Arab Spring," and backing the Saudis in the current Coalition intervention.