Tagged: Yemen

Charles Dunbar available to comment on Yemen

Boston University international relations professor Charles Dunbar was a State Department foreign service officer from 1962-1993. He served as U.S. ambassador to Yemen from 1988-1991. Professor Dunbar is available to offer insight and analysis into the protests which are continuing to intensify in Yemen. Contact 617-353-5633, cfdunbar@bu.edu

Experts available to comment on the Middle East

The following Boston University professors are available to offer commentary, analysis and insight on the continuing turmoil in the Middle East. Augustus Richard Norton, International relations professor; Middle East specialist and a member of the Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group; Author of “Hezbollah: A Short History” Contact 617-353-7808, arn@bu.edu, Twitter: @arnorton     Adil Najam, International relations […]

Were the uprisings in Egypt just the beginning for the Persian Gulf?

Thousands of protesters are taking to the streets in Iran, Bahrain, and Yemen following the recent uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia. Boston University international relations professor Stephen Kinzer, former New York Times foreign correspondent and author of “Reset: Iran, Turkey and America’s Future,” was recently interviewed on The Takeway with his thoughts on what is […]

Yemen president won’t seek re-election

President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2013. Boston University international relations professor Charles Dunbar is a former U.S. ambassador to Yemen. He offers the following view of this current development in the Middle East. “I am skeptical that President Saleh will not seek reelection. He and […]