Title: Popular Protest in North Africa and the Middle East: Yemen between Reform and Revolution
Institution: International Crisis Group
Publication Date: 2011
Keywords: Yemen, Political Settlement
This paper provides a useful overview of recent (spring 2011) events in Yemen, detailing the various actors in the protest movement as well as outlining the response of the regime to the wave of demonstrations. It examines the opportunity for political reform in Yemen and recommends actions for all sides, including the international community. This paper is useful for anyone requiring background on the origins of the current unrest, the future outlook for Yemen (as distinct from Egypt, Tunisia), and practical steps to move a transition process forwards.
To note that this article may become rapidly out-of-date given the fast-moving situation in Yemen.