All Blog Posts Tagged 'Yemen' (34)

Strengthening Women’s Influence in Transition: Beyond Skills and 'Accountability'

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Osama Gharizi

Programs to strengthen the role of…

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 7, 2014 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Conflict transformation in Kenya

Dear All,

 
TransConflict is pleased to present a variety of insights into conflict and conflict transformation in Kenya:
 
Kenya – mitigating, managing and transforming conflict - by Roselyn Mungai - The challenge facing peacebuilders is not how to eradicate conflict, but how to mitigate, manage and…
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Added by TransConflict on July 17, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

Why Noblesse Oblige Isn’t Enough

Elizabeth Barrett

United States

On any given day, new people are born into varied circumstances all around the world. They may arrive into a poor family in Yemen or a wealthy one in Manhattan - through no intention of their own.”

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Bay Area writer Michael Lewis’s recent Princeton commencement address has…

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Added by Caroline Anderson on June 26, 2012 at 10:27am — No Comments

My new article published today: Focus on Al Qaeda in Yemen Magnifies Chronic Instability

Focus on Al Qaeda in Yemen Magnifies Chronic Instability

Ibrahim Sharqieh

Apr 25, 2012

 

http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/comment/focus-on-al-qaeda-in-yemen-magnifies-chronic-instability#full

In a recent conversation, the White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan and…

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Added by Ibrahim Sharqieh on April 24, 2012 at 7:24pm — 1 Comment

My new article in The National: From protests to politics, a new way forward for Yemen

From protests to politics, a new way forward for Yemen

Ibrahim Sharqieh

Mar 16, 2012

 

The Yemeni people have reason to celebrate. They managed to keep their 12-month uprising largely peaceful, held successful and transparent presidential elections and ultimately put an end to the country's autocracy. Though it is still too…

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Added by Ibrahim Sharqieh on March 15, 2012 at 7:06pm — 1 Comment

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... March 2nd-March 9th, 2012.

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 11, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 24th-March 2nd, 2012.

  • At least 28 people were reportedly killed in clashes on Saturday between government troops and opposition forces in Syria as the Red Cross continued efforts to evacuate civilians from the city of Homs; while at least 89 people were reportedly killed nationwide. On Sunday, the ICRC said that…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 2, 2012 at 10:45pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 17th-24th, 2012.

  • China announced on Friday that it had yet to receive a formal invitation to a meeting of international powers in Tunis next week to discuss the crisis in Syria; the government reportedly blocked a premiere live stream website, Bambuser, that has been used by dissidents to…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 26, 2012 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 10th-17th, 2012.

  • A new report in the Atlantic this week suggests that a barely perceptible shift occurred in recent months that make the possibility of Israel attacking Iran’s nuclear sites more possible, as the benefits outweigh the costs. NBC reported last week…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 18, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 2nd-10th, 2012.

  • Human Rights Watch alleged that authorities in Iran are intimidating and arresting relatives and friends of Persian-language journalists working abroad on Friday; while American spy chiefs told Congress that they believed Iran’s leaders are now more willing to attack the US in…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 12, 2012 at 1:50pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... January 25th-February 3rd, 2012.

  • The Guardian ran a special report on the mistreatment of Palestinian children locked in Israel’s military justice system; allegations that many vehemently denied. Last Wednesday, an Israeli military court ordered Hamas MP Aziz Dweik, the speaker of…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 4, 2012 at 3:46pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... December 16th-23rd, 2011.

  • On Saturday, the Sunni-backed bloc suspended its participation in Iraq’s Parliament after accusing PM al-Maliki’s Shi’ite led government of concentrating power. On Sunday, the last of the US combat troops in Iraq crossed the border into Kuwait after nearly nine years of war, and…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 23, 2011 at 6:45pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... December 10th-17th, 2011.

  • The Atlantic published an article highlighting the 10 biggest Middle East Stories of 2011.
  • American Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich again spoke out against Palestine this week,…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 17, 2011 at 9:03pm — No Comments

My new piece: Will Yemen's Peace Agreement Hold? published in The National Interest

Will Yemen's Peace Agreement Hold?

Ibrahim Sharqieh

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December 14, 2011

http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/will-yemens-peace-agreement-hold-6238

Having come close but failing to sign three times before, President Ali Abdullah Saleh has finally endorsed a Gulf-brokered agreement. The mandate transfers power to his deputy, Abed Rabbo Mansour al-Hadi,…

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Added by Ibrahim Sharqieh on December 14, 2011 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Discussing on Aljazeera: the Security Council meeting on Yemen

 

The Security Council is still discussing a possible resolution on Yemen. The U.K is taking the lead on negotiating with the U.S., France, Russia, and China. The UN envoy, Jamal BinOmar, failed to make progress in his negotiation with all parties there. He went back to the Security Council with a full report that should help the Council make a decision.

 

I discuss this on Aljazeera at this link:

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Added by Ibrahim Sharqieh on October 12, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments

My new Op-Ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Regime Renovatio in Yemen

 

Yemen needs action, not just talk

 

By Ibrahim Sharqieh and Courtney Freer

Posted on Sun, Oct. 9, 2011

 

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/inquirer/20111009_Yemen_needs_action__not_just_talk.html

 

The recent killing in Yemen of the American-born al-Qaeda figure Anwar al-Awlaki, the return of the country's…

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Added by Ibrahim Sharqieh on October 9, 2011 at 3:11pm — 3 Comments

Embattled Yemeni leader turns to soccer to polish his tattered image

Monday, September 26, 2011

Embattled Yemeni leader turns to soccer to polish his tattered image

By James M. Dorsey

Embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s meeting Sunday with his country’s national youth soccer team highlights the importance of soccer as a battlefield in the struggle between Arab autocrats and pro-democracy activists.

Mr. Saleh…

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Added by James M Dorsey on September 25, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Arab militaries shape revolt and transition

By JAMES M. DORSEY

AL ARABIYA

The videos of the Syrian military shelling some of the country’s cities and Libyan forces pounding rebel-held towns present a dramatic picture of relations between the military and civil society across the Middle East and North Africa.

Also, scenes of Egyptians protesting the armed forces’ alleged efforts to derail their revolution and Bahrainis being crushed by security forces produce a picture of a popular Arab revolt sweeping across two…

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Added by James M Dorsey on August 7, 2011 at 5:14am — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - NATO Continues Killing Spree in Africa And Asia

NATO Continues Killing Spree in Africa And Asia




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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on May 20, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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