Tracking the “Arab Spring”: Yemen Changes Everything… And Nothing

Issue Date October 2013
Volume 24
Issue 4
Page Numbers 74-85
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A long-ruling strongman president has been unseated by popular unrest and a negotiated transition is under way, but to many Yemenis this all appears to be a change more of appearance than of substance.

About the Author

April Longley Alley is senior Arabian Peninsula analyst for the International Crisis Group. She writes extensively on Yemen and currently resides in Sana‘a.

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