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Marine Poirier is a CNRS researcher in political science at Aix-Marseille University in France – IREMAM (Institute of Research and Studies on the Arab and Muslim Worlds). She lived in Yemen from 2007 to 2011 and defended her PhD dissertation on the former ruling party (GPC) in 2016. Since 2018, she has studied the transformation of the Yemeni ruling class in the context of political crisis and armed conflict.

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Politics despite the war: Yemeni political elites in Cairo

July 19, 2022
Seven years of war in Yemen have wrought widespread destruction and economic devastation and seen hundreds of thousands flee from their home country. Like many of their compatriots, a great number of Yemeni politicians now live abroad, where most struggle to maintain their power and relevance. While attention often centers on leaders of warring…