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Why the world ignores Yemen: A conversation with Afrah Nasser


JMEPP spoke with Yemeni journalist and blogger Afrah Nasser about media coverage of the Yemen war, and what lies ahead for the country.

International Relations and Security

Interview with Hichem Khadhraoui: Can we save civilians from war?


War seems an inescapable fact of human life. But in past decades it has been civilians, not soldiers, that have borne a disproportionate brunt of warfare across the planet. Historians often reference that, in the last major battle of the 19th century in Solferino, 40,000 combatants were either wounded or killed but only one civilian […]

Human Rights

2015: The Year of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula


Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has operated in Yemen since 2006, when it was called al-Qaeda in Yemen (AQY). While al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been dubbed “al-Qaeda’s greatest direct threat to the United States” and is responsible for numerous attempted attacks on the U.S., the al-Qaeda branch has only expanded in the […]

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