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Thomas Juneau

Dr. Thomas Juneau is a non-resident fellow at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies where he focuses on Yemen’s relationship with the region. Dr. Juneau is associate professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses mostly on the Middle East, in particular on Iran and Yemen.

He has published many articles and book chapters on the Middle East, international relations theories and pedagogical methods, notably in International Affairs, International Studies Perspectives, Political Science Quarterly, Middle East Policy, Orbis, International Journal, and Canadian Foreign Policy Journal.

Thomas's latest contributions

The Yemen Brief Podcast | Episode 5 | The Saudi Blockade of Yemen

April 17, 2022
As the Yemeni war drags on and the humanitarian crisis deepens, there have been growing calls for the United States to end its support of the Saudi-led intervention and its blockade of Houthi territor…

The Yemen Brief Podcast | Episode 1 | Gulf Feuds in Yemen: The UAE

April 17, 2022
Sana'a Center Researcher and Program Manager Holly Topham talks to Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa and Sana'a Center Non-Resi…

What Can We Learn About Iran-Houthi Ties from the New UN Panel Report?

March 14, 2022
Relations between Iran and the Houthis were marginal 10 years ago; today, the Houthis are one of the most important partners in the network of armed non-state actors that Iran supports throughout th…

The Saudi Blockade of Yemen Must be Lifted – But Not in Isolation

April 21, 2021
Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen recently passed its six-year mark. The war has become an unwinnable quagmire from which Riyadh struggles to find a viable exit strategy, while it has had devastati…

Biden Takes Over: Advice and Expectations for a New US Administration

December 10, 2020
Washington’s Yemen policy, long driven by counterterrorism and broader regional interests, has substantively remained unchanged through the past three US administrations. At times, drone strikes have …