Thursday Papers (or Fighting in the North and Fighting in the South)
Gregory Johnsen, a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen, is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Johnsen has written for a variety of publications on Yemen including, among others, Foreign Policy, The American Interest, The Independent, The Boston Globe, and The National. He is the co-founder of Waq al-Waq: Islam and Insurgency in Yemen Blog. In 2009, he was a member of the USAID's conflict assessment team for Yemen.
Most of al-Sharq al-Awsat and al-Hayat's coverage today is of the mediation over the kidnapping of the Dutch couple, but the last paragraph of Faysal Mukrim's report claims that more than 30 of the 40 wanted suspects in Ja'ar and Abyan have now been arrested.
Tariq al-Fadhli puts out a statement, according to al-Ayyam, which is in many ways a call to remember everything that unites us and not what divides us.
The ability to speak clearly, succinctly, and powerfully is easier than you think
- The study measured the stiffness of blood vessels in middle-aged patients over time.
What defines a dark horse? The all-important decision to pursue fulfillment and excellence.
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