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Yemen: Avoiding a Downward Spiral

Yemen: Avoiding a Downward Spiral

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A confluence of looming challenges—economic ruin, an emerging water shortage, violent extremism, and a growing secessionist movement—threaten to overwhelm the Yemeni government, provide a breeding ground for terrorists, and destabilize the region. Yemen has survived past crises but the current risks are unprecedented in their scope and interconnectivity, warns a new paper by Christopher Boucek.
A confluence of looming challenges—economic ruin, an emerging water shortage, violent extremism, and a growing secessionist movement—threaten to overwhelm the Yemeni government, provide a breeding ground for terrorists, and destabilize the region. Yemen has survived past crises but the current risks are unprecedented in their scope and interconnectivity, warns a new paper by Christopher Boucek.

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Published by: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Sep 16, 2009
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Yemen:
Avoiding aDownwardSpiral
Christopher Boucek
Middle East Program
Number 102
n
September 2009
Interrelated economic,demographic, and domestic  security challenges areconverging to threaten the stability of Yemen.
 
© 2009 Carnegie Endowment or International Peace. All rights reserved.No part o this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any orm or by any means without permission in writing rom the Carnegie Endowment. Pleasedirect inquiries to:Carnegie Endowment or International PeacePublications Department1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW  Washington, DC 20036Phone: 202-483-7600Fax: 202-483-1840 www.CarnegieEndowment.orgThis publication can be downloaded or ree at www.CarnegieEndowment.org/pubs. Limited print copies are also available. To request a copy, send an e-mail topubs@CarnegieEndowment.org.
About the Author
Christopher Boucek 
is an associate in the Carnegie Middle East Program, wherehis research ocuses on regional security challenges.Beore joining the Carnegie Endowment, he was a postdoctoral researcherat Princeton University and lecturer in Politics at the Woodrow Wilson School.He was also previously a media analyst at the Royal Embassy o Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C., and worked or several years at the Royal United ServicesInstitute or Deence and Security Studies in London, where he remains anassociate ellow. From 2003 to 2005, he was a security editor with Jane’sInormation Group.Boucek has written widely on the Middle East, Central Asia, and terrorismor a variety o publications including the
Washington Post 
,
CTC Sentinel 
,
 Jane’s Intelligence Review 
,
 Journal o Libyan Studies 
,
Strategic Insights 
, and
Terrorism Monitor 
.
 
Contents
Summary 1Introduction 2Interlocking Challenges 4
Economic Challenges 4Demographic Challenges 9Domestic Security Challenges 12
Addressing the Convergence of Problems 17
The Government o Yemen’s Eorts to Date 17The Eorts o Major Donors 21
Ways to Help 22Conclusion 24Timeline of Recent Attacks 27

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