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
When Giants Strike – The Yemen Review, January & February 2022
The Houthi threat to Marib that dominated 2021 set in motion a shift in strategy by Saudi Arabia that restored the vanguard role to the United Arab Emirates and its allied Yemeni forces. The turning … Read more
Journey into Shabwa
In November, the Sana’a Center organized a visit by an international press delegation to Yemen’s Shabwa governorate. This was the third such trip the center has arranged, with previous ones being to … Read more
Yemen Economic Bulletin: Lebanon’s Financial Collapse Traps Yemeni Banks’ Money
In January 2020, demonstrators heckled a delegation of bankers leaving Lebanon’s central bank. What was unique in this situation, however, was the identity of the banking delegation. These bankers … Read more