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Hussam Radman

Hussam Radman is a researcher fellow with the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies. His research focuses on Yemen’s Southern Movement and militant Islamist groups, such as al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Islamic State group, and armed Salafist factions. He is also a correspondent for Dubai TV and has previously worked for the newspapers Al-Sharea in Yemen and Egypt’s Al-Ahram.

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Myth of Batarfi’s Arrest Plays into Weakened AQAP Narrative

March 18, 2021
It’s the sort of embarrassing spectacle we’ve seen time and time again over the past 20 years. A terrorist leader is announced killed or captured, only to reappear days or weeks later, very much … Read more

In Focus: How I Narrowly Escaped Death at Aden Airport

January 19, 2021
Only a limited number of journalists and government officials were supposed to be present at Aden International Airport on December 30, 2020. However, to our surprise, hundreds of citizens had … Read more

The Riyadh Agreement One Year On

November 13, 2020
One year ago, on November 5, 2019, the internationally recognized government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council (STC) signed the Riyadh Agreement. 

Addressing the Southern Issue to Strengthen Yemen’s Peace Process

October 6, 2020
A year after his appointment as the UN’s special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths opened a branch for his office in the interim capital, Aden, where he met a wide spectrum of southern actors. But, … Read more

Abyan Battles to Determine Fate of the Riyadh Agreement

May 22, 2020
On May 11, forces loyal to President Hadi launched a massive military attack against Southern Transitional Council (STC) forces in Yemen’s southern governorate of Abyan. The pro-government forces are … Read more