Yemen Endures: Civil War, Saudi Adventurism and the Future of Arabia

Yemen Endures: Civil War, Saudi Adventurism and the Future of Arabia

by Ginny Hill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190842369
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 549,022
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Ginny Hill is a visiting fellow in the Middle East Centre at the LSE who has covered Yemen for more than a decade as a journalist and policy advisor. She founded the Chatham House Yemen Forum and recently served on the UN Panel of Experts on Yemen. Hill has worked for al-Jazeera English, the BBC, Channel 4 News and ITV.

Table of Contents

Map of Yemen
Preface

Introduction

1. The Last Imam: The 1962 Revolution in the Yemen Arab Republic

2. Victor's Peace: End of the Cold War, Unification and 1994 Civil War

3. An Illusory State: Parliamentary Politics and Presidential Patronage

4. Giraffe Army: AK-47s, Arms Dealers and Warlords

5. Across the Gulf: Piracy and People- Smuggling from the Horn of Africa

6. The Chicken and the Egg: Elite Competition, Corruption and Reform

7. Layla and the Madman: Yemen's Role in the Origins of Al-Qaeda

8. Shadow War: US Cruise Missiles and Drones

9. Southern Discomfort: Birth of the Southern Separatist Movement(s)

10. Black Box: Houthi-Led Insurgency in the Northern Province of Saada

11. Change Square: Youth Activists and the 2011 Uprising

12. Sheep Stealers: Elite Rivalry and Urban Warfare

13. Breaking the Bones: Politics of Balance and the Transition of Power

14. The Interregnum: Hadi's Failure and the Rise of the Houthis

15. Saleh's Revenge: The Return to Power

Epilogue
Notes
Index

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