The Yemeni Theater

The Yemeni Theater

Evaluating Yemen Through The Prism of Isis

11/2014  |  2014A01, Length: 6

2014 was definitely the year of crisis all across the globe, especially in the Middle East. While western policy makers and media outlets were obsessed with the unprecedented brutality posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIL or ISIS, another crisis hotspot received much less attention. The major drawback of this approach is that Yemen, as the most impoverished nation in the region, could rapidly evolve into a new safe haven for ISIS.