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Ryan Bailey

Ryan Bailey is chief editor at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies.

Prior to joining the Center, he was an editor at Carnegie Middle East Center. He has also worked with various policy institutes and news organizations based in Beirut, Lebanon, focusing on politics, economics and security in the Middle East.

He holds an MA in Middle Eastern Studies from the American University of Beirut and BAs in History and Economics from Northeastern University.

Ryan's latest contributions

The Yemen Review Quarterly: January-March 2024

April 9, 2024
Yemen’s political and economic situation worsened in the first months of the year as the impacts of the Red Sea crisis, which began in November, began to manifest themselves. Peace talks between … Read more

The Red Sea Front – The Yemen Review, November and December 2023

December 27, 2023
Executive Summary Houthi military action in the Red Sea escalated dramatically during November and December, as the group announced the creation of a ‘third front’ against Israel in retaliation for … Read more

Houthis Target Israel Amid Gaza Conflict – The Yemen Review, September and October 2023

November 20, 2023
The Houthi group () claimed responsibility for a series of attempted missile and drone strikes on Israel. The Houthis have threatened to keep up the attacks as long as the Israeli military operation … Read more

Saudi-Houthi Talks Resume – The Yemen Review, August 2023

September 14, 2023
The strategic city of Marib saw an increase in fighting on several fronts. The Houthis have been reinforcing their positions in the area, which they attempted to seize in a massive and costly … Read more

Temperatures, Tensions Roil Government – The Yemen Review, June and July 2023

August 15, 2023
Summer has been dominated by rising tensions among the Saudi-led coalition, as competition between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates continues to undermine the internationally recognized … Read more
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