Yemen, Cairo and the End of Saudi Arabia
16 Pages Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last revised: 11 Jul 2015
Date Written: June 26, 2015
War in Yemen involves old enemies yet has roots in contemporary global tensions. The focus is on a tribal group, the Houthis and news media have distorted the history and motives of this group. Considerable cultural interaction and background are necessary to have a clear picture of the war and the local as well as international players.
Keywords: Houthis, Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism, Iran, Sunni, Shia, water, oil
JEL Classification: D74, H56, N15, N45
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