Laura Silvia Battaglia

The twisting roads of Arab transition
Dialogue in Yemen fails

The transition process in Yemeni politics seemed to be proceeding positively, with attention being paid to national reconciliation. But recently, tribal and religious differences have exploded into violence jeopardizing the progress made.

Middle East
Economic opportunities despite the bombs

For those who don’t mind risk, the Iraqi economy is fertile ground for making money. As long as the country doesn’t descend into civil war – with which it is continually flirting – the opportunities are vast.

The twisting roads of Arab transition
Dialogue in Yemen fails

The transition process in Yemeni politics seemed to be proceeding positively, with attention being paid to national reconciliation. But recently, tribal and religious differences have exploded into violence jeopardizing the progress made.