Yemen: Fear Knows No Fast

For more than a month Yemenis from both Royalist and Republican factions have been holding "peace talks" at the mountain village of Haradh to end the bloody (10,000 battle deaths) civil war that has plagued the country for three years. They have not been very successful. The conferees, who held their sessions in white tents symbolizing peace, never got past the first point: what to call the transition state that was supposed to exist until a country-wide plebiscite could be held in one year's time. The Republicans insisted that the word Republican...

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