By James M. Dorsey
The United Arab Emirates has embarked on an all-out effort to broaden its regional influence and achieve global acceptance of its autocratic definition of terrorism that encompasses all non-violent, legitimate expressions of political Islam.
The effort competes head on with Qatar’s pro-Islamist approach to soft power. It involves participation in the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State, an aggressive media strategy that included…Continue
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By Partners Blog Editor on January 30, 2015
Within the past few weeks our media feeds have been consumed with the chaotic political events taking place in Yemen. Concerned with the well being of our friends and colleagues at Partners Yemen, the Partners for Democratic Change International (PDCI) network has been…Continue
Saferworld is an international non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others.
We are looking for a Programme Development Manager who will support the Yemen team in the…Continue
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Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the development of local capacities and structures.
In 2012 Saferworld began a four-year, multi-country programme…Continue
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By Osama Gharizi
Programs to strengthen the role of…Continue
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“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.”
Bay Area writer Michael Lewis’s recent Princeton commencement address has…Continue
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Focus on Al Qaeda in Yemen Magnifies Chronic Instability
Apr 25, 2012
In a recent conversation, the White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan and…Continue
From protests to politics, a new way forward for Yemen
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…Continue
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Will Yemen's Peace Agreement Hold?
December 14, 2011
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,…Continue
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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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