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Yemen is facing a unique confluence of crises. A civil war in the North, a secessionist movement in the South, and a resurgence of al Qaeda are unfolding against the background of economic collapse, insufficient state capacity, and governance and corruption issues.

The security challenges are the most important in the short run, because economic and governance issues cannot
Paperback, 110 pages
Published August 4th 2010 by Carnegie Endowment for Int'l Peace (first published July 2nd 2010)
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Kiyah Thompson
Oct 28, 2015 Kiyah Thompson rated it really liked it
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A good read for scholars and policy makers alike. Yemen on the Brink takes a look at the main factors threatening Yemen stability- the war in Saada, AQAP, and the Southern Movement.

The book also emphasizes the importance of addressing the underlying causes of social unrest in Yemen. In a world where Americns/Westerners may find themselves struck by post 9/11 fears and media over generalizations, Yemen On The Brink offers a distinctly un-Western approach to analyzing Yemen's problems
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