After more than a year and a half of fighting, UN-sponsored negotiations in Kuwait were adjourned in early August without resolution. As the international community continues its search for a solution, understanding Saudi Arabia’s end goal in Yemen and the practical effects of its military campaign is essential. However, Saudi and Yemeni perspectives on both of these issues often diverge considerably, and the interpretation of what is at stake—regional geopolitics, Yemeni stability, and factional dynamics—remain contested. Four experts give their assessments on the Saudi intervention.
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