Monthly Archives: March 2011

Why Shouldn’t Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen Go Now – For Stability’s Sake

While the eyes of the world are fixed on the bloody drama occurring along the Libyan coast, an equally important struggle is taking place in Yemen, where Presidente-for-life Ali Abdullah Saleh is beset by a remarkable grouping of young democracy … Continue reading

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Yemen’s Murderous Saleh

“How many murdered citizens does it take to make a bad dictator?” Ali Abdullah Saleh must go! On 18th March, Yemen saw one of the bloodiest days since the uprising proper began on 22nd January: 52 men, women and children … Continue reading

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A Yemen Free of Ali Abdullah Saleh

I’m in the process of writing an After Ali Abdulalh Saleh piece, and it’s coming along the slow coach! Here are some very brief thoughts. Many within Yemen and without fear who or what comes after Saleh. The regime would … Continue reading

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Tweeper Yameniyya

In the summer of 2008, a friend joked “Hey, Safsaf, why not Twitter? You’ll be hooked, I know you will.” She was right, I am hooked. But the answer then to the “why not Twitter?” was simple, I wasn’t even … Continue reading

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