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The #UN Role in #Yemen’s Political Transition via @ChathamHouse’s Ginny Hill May-2011

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Politics in Yemen are highly personalized. Decades of patronage-based politics, designed to appease the military and tribes, have created elaborate networks of patronage and corruption that bypass or overlay government institutions. As head of state, President Ali Abdullah Saleh straddles both formal and informal power structures, and has attempted to balance a range of competing interests according to a “divide-and-rule” formula. Key decisions have been confined to a tight-knit group, dominated by corruption, self-interest and rivalry.

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