June 2014

Shocking analysis of US Foreign Aid before and after the ‘Arab Spring’

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 — The United States is the world’s top donor of military and economic assistance, giving more than $50 billion annually to foreign countries. Developing countries, countries of strategic importance to the United States, and countries recovering from war are among the top recipients of US foreign aid. Since the world is undergoing many changes after the Arab Spring 2011,...

Zakery: Houthis are not representative of all Shia in Yemen

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 — Yemenis, like people of other Islamic countries, have struggled for social justice and freedom. During this process, some groups have gained power while others have been excluded for political reasons. Usually minorities are the most vulnerable to political exclusion, and once again, Yemeni Shia are paying the price of underrepresentation. READ ALSO: What‘s behind...

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