Dr. Theodore Karasik is Senior Advisor to Gulf State Analytics and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Lexington Institute. He is also a Principal Investigator for the Jamestown Foundation’s “Russia in the Middle East” Project. For the past 30 years, Karasik has worked for a number of U.S. agencies researching and analyzing religious and political issues across MENA and Eurasia. Dr. Karasik lived in Dubai, UAE, from 2006 until 2016 where he worked on Arabian Peninsula foreign policy and security issues.
This Policy Report provides a brief explanation of Yemen’s decline into a chaotic and multidimensional conflict involving multiple civil wars within a larger war, with analysis of major developments in Yemen’s history post-1990.
There is a great deal of talk about how the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to expand its influence in