The war in Yemen emerged in the wake of a failed political process aiming to stabilize the country after longtime authoritarian President Ali Abdullah Saleh was ousted in a 2011 popular uprising. Since then, the conflict has developed into the world’s worst humanitarian disaster, with a death toll now exceeding 230,000. A major fear for… Read more »


In 2021, Venezuela remains afflicted by interlocking political, economic and humanitarian crises. Yet after a failed coup in April 2019 by opposition leader Juan Guaidó with the backing of the US and other allied countries, facing threats of US military intervention and pummelled by international sanctions that disproportionately harm ordinary Venezuelans, President Nicolás Maduro’s government… Read more »