Author Archives: Jane Novak


Violence is building in Yemen’s northern Sa’ada province as soldiers and pro-government tribesmen attack homes, villages, and public roads despite a truce that ended the four-year war last July. The International Crisis Group warned yesterday the conflict has become “self-perpetuating, giving rise to a war economy,” noting that the “destruction of entire villages and infrastructure […]

Yemen’s three terror fronts

With al Qaeda active on three fronts in Yemen, a deadly suicide attack on tourists raises questions about the Yemeni government’s involvement.