Small Wars Journal

Arab Spring

Iraqi Provincial Elections: Iraq’s Political Pulse Peter J. Munson Thu, 05/02/2013 - 3:30am

A Q&A with Kirk Sowell of Inside Iraqi Politics.

The Ansar of Yemen: The Huthis and al-Qaeda Peter J. Munson Wed, 05/01/2013 - 3:30am

The pressures on Yemen are centrifugal rather than centripetal, by which the power of the center is weakened to the benefit of poles of regional power. These centrifugal forces could make it difficult to recreate a central state that can reach across the country