Yemen

Feature

Pool Party at Saleh's

My surreal afternoon with Yemen's president.

Lauren Goulding |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Kentucky

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

To Save Yemen

With the right diplomatic approach, the situation in Yemen can be salvaged.

Edmund J. Hull |

Photo Essay

It's Their Country, Too

Children on the increasingly violent frontlines of the Arab Spring face an unknown future for themselves and their countries.

Photo Essay |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD arrests two in plot against synagogue; U.S. finds bin Laden "diary"

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: U.S. releases bin Laden videos; AQIM lauds bin Laden

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The LWOT

The LWOT: Al-Qaeda acknowledges bin Laden death

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Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

March of the Yemeni Women

Angered by the taunts of Yemen's embattled president, women take to the streets of Sanaa to call for his head.

Tom Finn |

Argument

Who's Really in the Yemeni Opposition, Anyway?

And, more importantly, will they stay together once Ali Abdullah Saleh steps down?

Charles Schmitz |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DC-area man sentenced after terrorism plea; CIA aims to kill, not capture

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Tribal Warriors

Why is it so hard for strongmen to say goodbye?

Robert D. Kaplan |

The LWOT

The LWOT: 9/11 plotters to be tried at Guantánamo

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Andrew Lebovich |

Photo Essay

Children of the Revolution

In the uprisings across the Arab world, protesters are finding that revolution is sometimes child's play.

Suzanne Merkelson |

The LWOT

The LWOT: New data released on FBI terror investigations; Saudi accused of terror plot pleads not guilty

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

See Ya, Saleh

Yemen's embattled president struggles on the brink of collapse.

Gregory Johnsen |

Argument

Bloody Days in Sanaa

For Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, rising economic grievances pose a graver risk to his grip on power than al Qaeda ever did.

Barak Barfi |

Terms of Engagement

The Myth of the Useful Dictator

In propping up autocrats in countries like Yemen and Bahrain, the United States has long weighed its interests against its principles. Is it a false choice?

James Traub |

Terms of Engagement

Cairo 1.5

The Arab world that Barack Obama addressed in his famous speech two years ago is history. It's time for him to speak to the new one.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: British court convicts Awlaki-linked terror plotter; Texas terror suspect to plead not guilty

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Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

Cairo It Ain't

Pro-democracy protesters have started something big in Yemen. But are they going to like how it ends?

Haley Sweetland Edwards |

The Optimist

Corps Concerns

In an age of globe-trotting American college kids, ubiquitous Internet access, and cell phone networks that reach even sub-Saharan cattle herders, does the world still need the Peace Corps?

Charles Kenny |

Feature

The Ripple Effect

From Algeria to Iran and the countries in between, a look at how revolution fever is spreading across the Middle East.

David Kenner |

The LWOT

The LWOT: House, on second try, passes Patriot Act extension; American linked to 7/7 bomber released from U.S. prison

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

So Long, Saleh

Let's be honest: We don't need the Yemeni president to fight al Qaeda.

Ellen Knickmeyer |

Small Wars

This Week at War: The Pakistan Scenario

How the United States could end up paying even more for an anti-American Egypt.

Robert Haddick |

Argument

Getting on the Right Side of History

It seems that every autocratic regime that Washington has backed for decades -- save for the monarchies of the Persian Gulf -- is on the outs.

Parag Khanna |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Ghailani faces life at sentencing today; Alleged al Qaeda figure could be deported to U.S.

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The LWOT

The LWOT: Obama considers ignoring Congressional Gitmo ban; UK to modify but continue control orders

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The LWOT

The LWOT: British arrest 12 in terror sweep; Ghailani to file appeal

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

The Sunshine Policy

The United States has quietly asked allies like Yemen and Pakistan for some extraordinary favors in its war on terrorism. Is it really so terrible if WikiLeaks forces them to explain those demands?

James Traub |