was known as YAR -- or Yemen
Demonstrations against former president Saleh in early 2011 led him to step down in November 2011 through a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-brokered initiative, Since then,Yemen has made methodical progress toward implementing its political transition, including the December 2011 formation of a National Consensus Government, the February 2012 election of Abdo Rabo Mansour Hadi as president for the two year transition period, and the March 2013 launch of a six-month National Dialogue--a broad gathering of 565 delegates from across the political spectrum, brought together for the most inclusive discussion of its kind in Yemen
To address those challenges and help Yemen
meet its social, economic, and security challenges, Brennan promises U.S.
is a new tourist destination but has enermous potential.
The MoU provides for an exchange of technical information between the two companies and cooperation to assess opportunities to work together on new investments, field redevelopment and expansion projects and other oil and gas operations in Yemen
is in the throes of a major crackdown on the global militant network's regional off-shoot, which grabbed the world's attention when it claimed a failed December bomb attack on a U.S.-bound plane.
"It's been a common feature of every contribution that we have heard today that the assault on Yemen
's problems cannot begin and end with its security challenges and its counter-terrorism strategy," said David Miliband, the British foreign minister.
The six GCC states are deeply concerned that if the complex web of social, economic, and political problems in this strategically located country are not soon addressed, Yemen
could become the main source of danger to all of them.
Figure 1: Yemen
nominal GDP, 2004 - 2008* Source: IMF* Estimates (2007 and 2008)
Satellite-derived rainfall estimates show that widespread rainfall occurred over most of western Saudi Arabia and Yemen
from mid-April to mid-June 2005 (8) and accounts for the high magnitude and spatial pattern of observed NDVI anomalies in May and June 2005.
The author's interpretation of politics in the North and South and later (1994) in a unified Yemen
demonstrates the positivist nature of his methodology and meta-theoretical commitments.
Well into the second half of the last century, the Yemen
was virtually medieval, and its traditional ways of building survived almost unchanged.