Fernando Carvajal

The Rise of Aydarous Zubaydi in Yemen

The shifts within Yemen’s political elite opened space for otherwise junior figures filling leadership vacuums. One case in particular, the rise of Aydarous Zubaydi, has made as significant an impact as the fall of major historical figures.

The Rise of Aydarous Zubaydi in Yemen
Shifting Alliances in the Yemen War

After seven years of civil war, Yemen is once again witnessing new structural shifts. The rapid advance by Houthi forces in 2021 throughout territory along the old north-south border has produced consequences impacting relations between their rivals.

Yemeni Soldiers. The war in Yemen is seen by some as a war between Saudi Arabia and proxies of Iran.