09 October, 2014
Yemen’s fragile truce in tatters | Al Jazeera America
Yemen’s fragile truce in tatters | Al Jazeera America: The continuing cycle of protest and government reshuffles is clearly destabilizing. While it is difficult to envision a return to some modicum of stability without elections, it is equally difficult to imagine free and fair elections when the key political actors cannot agree on a new prime minister. As it is, elections planned for 2014 have been postponed until a constitution can be written and put to referendum. As old and new political actors vie for greater influence, Yemen’s once celebrated transition to democracy appears to be on hold.