Mar. 16, 2021

Saudi Arabia's difficult exit from Yemen

Peninsula/Security

Saudi Arabia is increasingly attempting to end its six-year involvement in the war in neighboring Yemen. There are three key reasons for the Kingdom’s revised approach to the conflict. The first of these is reputational—to reduce the international scrutiny that Riyadh has increasingly been facing since the beginning of its military intervention. Added to this are the significant economic costs of the war. Lastly, the US—Saudi Arabia’s most important global partner—is keen to stop the fighting.

The war in Yemen has been underway since 2014, with the number of dead estimated at over 100,000...

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Antonino Occhiuto
Antonino Occhiuto
Antonino Occhiuto, based in Rome, completed his postgraduate studies in London at the School of Oriental ... Full Bio
فارسیPersian
فارسیPersian
عربيArabic
عربيArabic