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US Attack on Yemen: First Degree Aggression

By:  Hassan Al-Haifi   The US premeditated and planned attack on Yemen today is not justified by any legal or military rationale whatsoever. On October 7th,  the US issued travel warnings to Americans traveling or visiting/residing in Yemen [travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/yemen.html (just … Continue reading

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The Swindled Revolution of Yemen: Uncertainty and Grim Prospects

By: Hassan Al-Haifi The Second Anniversary of the launch of the Yemeni Youth Peaceful Revolution is approaching (February 11, 2011). So far, it is inescapable to discern that the aspirations and hopes of the millions of Yemenis, who took to … Continue reading

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Tawakkul Karman to UNSC: Saleh Must Leave the Political Arena على علي عبد الله صالح أن يغادر الساحة السياسية في اليمن

UN SC Speech by Tawakkul Karman By: Hassan Al-Haifi During the UN Security Council ceremonial session held in Sana’a on the 27th of January 2013 as support for the Yemnei Coalition Government presided by President Abdu-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, Tawakkul Kaman, … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia: From Ruthless Despotism to Progressive Revolutionary Backer

By:  Hassan Al-Haifi Bahrain is the antithesis of Saudi policy in Syria.  In the former, Saudi Arabia insists on being the killer of the Bahrain Revolution, whereas in Syria, Saudi Arabia is ridiculously projected a bona fide progressive supporter of … Continue reading

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Yemeni Revolutionary Youth of Yemen Appeal to Regional Neighbors and International Community on Behalf of the Suffering People of Ta’ez

By:  Hassan Al-Haifi The following is a link to an attached statement of appeal issued by the Coordinating Council of Revolution for Change in Yemen (CCYRC).  The appeal is directed to the regional members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), … Continue reading

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The Gulf Cooperation Council Initiative: Part I Rewarding Tyranny With the Yemeni People on the Short End of the Stick

By:  Hassan Al-Haifi October 15, 2011     In trying to assess the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Initiative, which is  supposedly intended to solve the political upheaval existing in Yemen, it seems quite clear by now that neither the authors … Continue reading

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Partnership of Failure for Yemen: The GCP and the JMP

By Hassan Al-Haifi   With respect to the peaceful revolt against the regime of the long standing President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, one cannot avoid the inescapable conclusion that there are intensive regional pressures, perhaps backed by international considerations … Continue reading

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