27 September 2022

How’s Yemen’s Cold War-era revolution set the stage for today’s devastating Western-backed war


Exactly 60 years ago, a conflict erupted in Yemen that became bloody and protractedSeptember 26, 1962 is not only one of the most important dates in the history of Yemen, but also of modern Middle Eastern affairs, representing the beginning of what was a civil war to some and an international proxy conflict to others. With the massive death and destruction wrought on Yemen today, this little-discussed period of Cold War history can tell us a lot about the contemporary Middle East. Setup of a [...]