Yemen Put to the Test
Twenty years after its unification, Yemen is threatened with destabilization. In the north, the Shiite Houthi movement continues defying central government rule, bringing Saudi Arabia and Iran into an already nervous border picture. The oil-rich south, meanwhile, faces ongoing pressure from a well-organized secessionist movement. How the future will play out depends on who gets the upper hand.
- Wednesday, 26 June 2013