About the Author
Peter Salisbury is the International Crisis Group’s senior analyst for Yemen. Before joining Crisis Group full time in October 2019, he held a series of roles in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House from 2011, most recently as senior research fellow and senior consulting fellow, working on projects on Yemen and the Gulf states. He conducted research for this report while working with Chatham House in 2017–19. The former energy editor of MEED, the Middle East Economic Digest, he has written for The Economist, the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs and the Washington Post, among others. He has consulted to the UK’s Department for International Development, the UN, and the World Bank. He has also produced a number of short- and long-format documentaries on Yemen for Vice, a youth-oriented media network. In 2018 he won a Canadian Screen Award for his work on the Vice television series Terror.