Violent Extremism and Terrorism in Yemen

This helpdesk report provides a brief overview of the current situation for stabilisation in Yemen

Abstract

Helpdesk reports provide digests of research findings and lesson learning.

The questions for this helpdesk report:

  • What are the different groups involved in violent extremism and terrorism in Yemen?
  • What are the structural drivers and enabling factors of violent extremism (e.g. poverty, unemployment, weak governance, state sponsorship, etc.)?
  • What is the (un)appeal of violent extremism and violent extremist groups?

Citation

O’Driscoll, D. (2017). Violent Extremism and Terrorism in Yemen. K4D Helpdesk Report. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies 33pp

Violent Extremism and Terrorism in Yemen

Published 1 July 2017