“Dancing on the heads of snakes”: The emergence of the Houthi movement and the role of securitizing subjectivity in Yemen’s civil war

  title={“Dancing on the heads of snakes”: The emergence of the Houthi movement and the role of securitizing subjectivity in Yemen’s civil war},
  author={J{\'u}lia Palik},
  • J. Palik
  • Published 30 May 2017
  • Political Science
On March 25, 2015 a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia launched Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen to force the Houthis (Ansar Allah or the Party of God) to withdraw from Sana’a and enable President Hadi to return to Yemen. Despite vast research on the structural causes of the Arab Uprisings in general, and on the Yemeni Spring in particular, the roles and implications of ontologically (in)secure communities in intra-state conflicts have not yet been sufficiently explored. This study… 
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