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“Arab Unity IV” Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

Much of what passes as media commentary on developments on the Arabian Peninsula is as misguided as it is misinformed. Articles about Yemen or the “new” Arab unification in face of threats to the Sunni Arab community read as if … Continue reading

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Saving Yemen by Saving Yemen

International intervention to save Yemen is necessary, appropriate and sound policy. I refer you to my posting on this site of March 22, 2011, in which I recommended such. In fact, this site contains several postings warning about Yemen since … Continue reading

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Yemen Poses a Strategic Threat

As readers of this commentary already know, I firmly believe that, of all of the current conflicts unfolding in the Middle East, Yemen poses the greatest strategic threat to the US and the region. It is a nation that has … Continue reading

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Focus on the Foundations

Images of downtrodden masses rising up in the streets against autocratic and self-sustaining regimes certainly give encouragement to promoters of democracy. In fact, however, growing unrest in the streets of the Arab world could produce a few alternate outcomes, among … Continue reading

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Election Day Results

I am certain Yemen will soon disappear from the headlines of American newspapers only to return several months from now, except next time could be because of more dire developments. Sudan will come back to a TV station near you, … Continue reading

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