The Houthis are a Terrorist Group: The Saudi Decision and its Impact on the Houthi Movement in Yemen

 

The paper analyzes the consequences of the Saudi Arabian decision to designate the Houthis a terrorist group, which came as a surprise for Yemeni circles. It is likely that the Saudi decision will have several direct and indirect negative effects on the Houthi Movement, notably confusing its political situation, which it achieved over the past years. Riyadh’s decision will impose burdens on the Houthis’ formal and informal relations and weaken its alliances.

 
 

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