Tag: Huthis

The Crisis in Yemen

tabsir , February 8th, 2021

My commentary published in Juan Cole’s Informed Comment.


Geocolonialism and the War in Yemen

tabsir , July 2nd, 2018

In April Secretary-General António Guterres called the situation in Yemen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. After more than three years of a lopsided war between a Western-supported Saudi/Emirat…


Cholera, Cluster Bombs and Summer Vacation

tabsir , September 3rd, 2017

This post can be read at MENA Tidningen.


Reforming Saudi Arabia?

tabsir , April 20th, 2016

Mystique of Monarchy Post-War Watch – April 19, 2016 https://postwarwatch.com/2016/04/19/mystique-of-monarchy/ MADAWI AL-RASHEED — Limited social and political reforms in Saudi Arabia only prolong t…


The Voice of which America?

tabsir , January 20th, 2016

Commentary on MENA Tidningen.


Photoshopping the Yemen War

tabsir , October 30th, 2015

A new post on MENA Tidningen…


Blame the Huthis…

tabsir , October 8th, 2015

Click here for my post on Tigningen about yet another bombing in Aden.


As Sanaa Becomes Aleppo

tabsir , September 9th, 2015

With reports of Saudi coalition troops massing on the border to invade Yemen, the situation in Yemen gets even more dangerous. Will the beautiful Old City of Sanaa…


Patience running out in Yemen

tabsir , September 1st, 2015

Plenty of patients but little patience as the war drags on…


Looking Away from “Bombs Away”

An Impish Desire for Imperial Déjà Vu

tabsir , May 27th, 2015

An Impish Desire for Imperial Déjà Vu Daniel Martin Varisco, MENA Tidningen, May 27, 2015 A recent online commentary by Robert Kaplan for Foreign Policy displays the provocative…


Marieke Brandt: The hidden realities behind Saudi Arabia’s Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen

Focaal Web Editor , May 15th, 2015

In recent weeks, as part of Operation Decisive Storm, a military coalition of ten predominantly Sunni states led by Saudi Arabia has been shelling military installations, arms stockpiles,…


Clausewitz Updated and downsized

tabsir , May 15th, 2015

There is a nicely done satire by Sean McFate on how to take over a small country. Check it out here. Note: Only the rich may apply.