The Killing of Former President Saleh Could Worsen Yemen’s War


The dramatic collapse of the Huthi-Saleh alliance is likely to prolong Yemen’s war and the suffering of its people

After killing former President Saleh, the Huthis, viewed by their enemies in Riyadh as Iranian proxies, are firmly in control of the capital.

Neither they, nor the Saudis, are in a mood for compromise.

  • What exactly happened and what led up to this sudden twist in Yemen’s devastating war?

Uz 2bOn 4 December, Huthi fighters killed Yemen’s former president and their erstwhile ally, Ali Abdullah Saleh.

His violent death and the military defeat of his loyalists in Sanaa were the culmination of months of…

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