Peter Salisbury

Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s expected military assault on major Yemen port will almost certainly cause mass starvation

Peter Salisbury
5.4.17
terrorism

The battle for Iraq’s future begins after Mosul falls

Peter Salisbury
10.27.16
terror

What are US special operations forces doing in Yemen?

Peter Salisbury
10.12.16
middle east

Inside the $100 Million Scheme to Send the Middle East's Most Unwanted People to Africa

How sham real-estate deals, Islamic State recruitment efforts, and a systematic effort in the Gulf states to strip dissidents of their citizenship and banish undesirables all meet in the tiny African island nation of the Comoros.
Peter Salisbury
11.19.15
middle east

To Win Its War in Yemen, Saudi Arabia May Have to Split the Country in Two

Southern Yemenis are ostensibly aligned with the deposed president, but they're not fighting for him — they're fighting to break away from the country over which he hopes to regain control.
Peter Salisbury
4.10.15
Yemen

Greed, Brutality, and an Unraveling Coup in Yemen

The rocky path to Houthi control of Yemen's capital was littered with bad faith and broken promises that may very well come back to haunt the rebel group.
Peter Salisbury
2.11.15
Yemen

In Yemen, al Qaeda's Greatest Enemy Is Not America's Friend

The Houthis are taking the fight to al Qaeda in Yemen and finding far more success than the US — but that doesn’t mean the Houthis are popular in Washington.
Peter Salisbury
12.5.14
Opinion and Analysis

The Houthis Are Battling al Qaeda Amid a 'Slow-Burning Coup' in Yemen

As the Houthis continue to fight Yemen's al Qaeda affiliate, shifting alliances make it impossible to tell who will ultimately gain control of the country.
Peter Salisbury
10.28.14
middle east

What Do the Protesting Houthis Really Want in Yemen?

The Houthis have sent thousands of supporters to Yemen's capital to, they say, peacefully bring down the government after years of conflict.
Peter Salisbury
9.11.14