The Forgotten War: The Ongoing Conflict in Yemen

Often overshadowed by other conflicts in the region, the conflict in Yemen continues to smolder on, spurring one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. In many regards, the ongoing unrest in Yemen defies easy categorization, pulling a decades-old mosaic of tensions. Join us for a discussion of the various factors that led to this moment for Yemen, in addition to an exploration of potential means for deconfliction and deescalation.

Tuesday, March 10 | 6 p.m. Q&A to follow lecture


Adam Baron is a writer, consultant and political analyst focusing on the Middle East with an emphasis on Yemen and the Gulf.
His writing has appeared in outlets including Foreign Policy, The Nation (US), The Daily Beast, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent (UK), Brownbook, Vice, The National (UAE), the BBC online, Roads and Kingdoms, The Atlantic, World Politics Review, and Sports Illustrated, while he has been interviewed by radio and television outlets in the United States, Canada and Europe, including CBS Radio, ABC Radio, France 24, Sky News, CNN, the CBC, NPR, Monocle Radio, MSNBC and the BBC.
Born and raised in Baltimore, he holds a BA from Williams College in Arabic Studies and Religion and an MA in International Peace and Security from the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Currently based between Beirut and Europe, he reported from Yemen for the Economist, McClatchy Newspapers and the Christian Science Monitor from 2011 to 2014.