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Ellen Laipson quoted in Reuters on Yemen as an “Existential Issue” for Saudi Authorities

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So far, neither Saudi Arab nor Iran has been able to dictate the Yemen’s future. For Riyadh and Tehran, the painfully complex conflict may become a teachable moment about the limits of power.

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Yemen is Saudi Arabia’s “wild frontier,” explained Ellen Laipson, president of the Stimson Center and director of its Middle East/Southwest Asia program. After decades of interventions, the small nation is practically an “existential issue” for Saudi authorities.

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