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Powerful Nonviolent Resistance to Armed Conflict in Yemen


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Powerful Nonviolent Resistance to Armed Conflict in Yemen

Stephen Zunes, Noor Al-Haidary

While media coverage of the tragic situation unfolding in Yemen in recent months has focused on armed clashes and other violence, there has also been widespread and ongoing nonviolent civil resistance employed by a number of different actors.


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Good article by Zunes. As impossible as it may seem to bring total clarification to the complexity of the struggles in this unlucky land, the author has brought an important movement into the light.

But, even as we celebrate the courage of the nonviolent faction, we fear for their survival. Militarism is not a negotiating position; it's a death cult.

Obama has held Yemen up as one of his foreign policy success stories. As far as his controllers are concerned, it is.

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