This is the eighth briefing note in Crisis Group’s Yemen Campaign.
This week, we explain why ending the internal conflict in Taiz should be a priority step toward national-level peacebuilding efforts.
- Trendline: Trouble in Taiz
Taiz, Yemen’s largest pre-war manufacturing hub and cultural capital nestled in the country’s central highlands, is widely regarded by its inhabitants as a forgotten city.
Any future political settlement will have to include a mechanism to end the struggle for Taiz, but internal wrangling among anti-Huthi forces may prove as much of a barrier to progress as their rivalry with the…
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