International Affairs
1 July 2011 , Volume 67, Number 4

Rumours surrounding the health of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, reportedly recuperating in Saudi Arabia from injuries caused by a missile attack on his presidential compound, are now so numerous that it is impossible to know how ill he is. Nevertheless, it seems likely that his 32-year reign as the head of the state will soon be over.


Peter Salisbury

Peter Salisbury

Senior Consulting Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme

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