“The conflict has led to Yemen’s de facto partition, with rival armies and institutions in the north and south, and could mean the map of the Middle East will have to be redrawn.

But behind the combatants’ disagreements over how to share power, Yemen’s future as a unified state appears increasingly in doubt.

Many southerners now believe their time has come after two decades of what they see as marginalization within the unified state, and the plundering of mostly southern oil reserves by corrupt northern tribal sheikhs and politicians.”

Full article at Reuters.

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