Regime and periphery in Northern Yemen the Huthi phenomenon

For nearly six years, the Government of Yemen (GoY) has conducted military operations against groups of its citizens north of San'a, known as "Huthis" or Believing Youth (BY). In spite of using all coercive and ideological means at its disposal, the GoY has been unable to fully subdue...

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Main Author: Salmoni, Barak A.
Corporate Author: Rand Corporation
Other Authors: Loidolt, Bryce, Wells, Madeleine
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND 2010, 2010
Series:Rand Corporation monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • tribalism and religion
  • From tension to conflict : social change and Huthi emergence, 1980s-2004. Run-up to the regime-Huthi conflict, 1980s-2001
  • From tension to confrontation : triggers of conflict, 2001-2004
  • The six Sa'da wars. From phases to rolling conflict : time line, geography, and magnitude of Huthi-GoY fighting
  • GoY operations : goals and methods
  • The Huthis as combatants
  • Conflict prolongers : the environmental, human, and economic consequences of Huthi-GoY fighting
  • Conclusion
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-382)