a blog of our life while in Sana'a, as well as musings on Yemen.
Friday, February 25, 2011
Cairo It Ain't
This recent article by Haley Edwards in Foreign Policy is quite good. The only mistake she makes is in claiming the Hashid Tribal Confederation as "the largest and most influential tribal alliance in Yemen." While it is the most influential, the largest tribal grouping is that of the Bakil Confederation.