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Opinion: A Possible Alternative for Yemen

Opinion: A Possible Alternative for Yemen

On December 23, 2013, Yemeni state media broadcast footage of a meeting during which the a document called the “Solutions and Guarantees Relating to the Southern Issue” was signed. State media announced that this document would bring about salvation and secure a...
Opinion: What now for Yemen?

Opinion: What now for Yemen?

Just over a month separates the Yemenis from the end of the transitional period set by the Gulf Initiative—February 21, 2014—and its protracted implementation mechanism. It is clear that other political deals are being discussed and concluded by the main participants...
Opinion: An agreement born in the shadows

Opinion: An agreement born in the shadows

The news that has preoccupied Yemeni public opinion in the past few days is that signatories to the Gulf Initiative for Yemen and its executive mechanisms have almost reached an agreement whereby Yemen could become a federal state with a presidential system. This was...
Opinion: The way out of Yemen’s impasse

Opinion: The way out of Yemen’s impasse

Everybody expected that the transitional period, which the Gulf Initiative for Yemen and its executive mechanisms stipulated should last for two years ending in February 2014, would be an approach to solving Yemen’s problems. Some also expected that the...