Small Wars Journal

Arab Spring

A Review: Egypt's Tahrir Square Revolution Peter J. Munson Fri, 05/24/2013 - 3:30am

Twelve academics at the American University of Cairo admit that the events of 2011, now called the Arab Spring, caught them unprepared

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