October 3, 2018
This article first appeared here on ForeignPolicy.com on September 27, 2018.
Until the bombing of the USS Cole in October 2000, for U.S. policymakers, Yemen was a place of khat chews, faux touris…
September 26, 2018
COLEMAN: Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. I’m Isobel Coleman and it is my great pleasure to be here this afternoon with the minister of foreign affairs from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H…
June 22, 2018
The Gulf nation’s ground troops have cultivated alliances in Yemen with local armed groups, but its ability to shape the civil war’s outcome is limited.
June 5, 2018
Panelists discuss the ongoing conflict in Northern Syria and how the United States should handle its relationships with the affected parties, including Turkey and the Kurds.
April 25, 2018
The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…
April 12, 2018
December 28, 2017
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…
December 12, 2017
The What to Do About... series highlights a specific issue and features experts who will put forward competing analyses and policy prescriptions in a mock high-level U.S. government meeting.
December 1, 2017
Averting famine will require Saudi Arabia to permit the resumption of commercial shipping of food and fuel to the besieged country.
November 17, 2017
Saudi Arabia pressed Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to resign to try to weaken Iran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon. The path to resolving the crisis could run through Yemen.