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
Saudis Visit Sana’a as Warring Parties Conduct Prisoner Exchange – The Yemen Review, April 2023
Saudi-Houthi talks in Sana’a during Ramadan failed to produce a final agreement on a roadmap for final status peace talks and a permanent ceasefire. Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) leaders in … Read more
Saudi-Houthi Talks Move Toward Ceasefire – The Yemen Review, March 2023
Saudi-Houthi talks regained traction over the course of March, and the announcement of a ceasefire is expected as Riyadh looks to wind down its direct military involvement in Yemen. At month’s end, … Read more
Saudi-Houthi Talks Sow Cracks in Coalition – The Yemen Review, January and February 2023
Ongoing bilateral talks between Saudi Arabia and the armed Houthi movement have renewed optimism that a negotiated political settlement in Yemen might yet be possible. But the talks are an … Read more
Govt Agrees Financial Aid as Houthis Target Oil Sector – The Yemen Review, November 2022
Hopes faded that the expired truce would be revived in November, as Houthi authorities dug in their heels over maximalist demands that caused the talks’ collapse and then upped the ante with a series … Read more
Houthis Target Southern Ports – The Yemen Review, October 2022
The UN-backed truce between the Houthi movement and the internationally recognized government was allowed to expire on October 2. Efforts to secure its further extension failed following a … Read more
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