The al Houthi Insurgency in the North of Yemen: An Analysis of the Shabab al Moumineen

@article{Freeman2009TheAH,
  title={The al Houthi Insurgency in the North of Yemen: An Analysis of the Shabab al Moumineen},
  author={J. R. Freeman},
  journal={Studies in Conflict \& Terrorism},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={1008 - 1019}
}
  • J. Freeman
  • Published 23 October 2009
  • Sociology
  • Studies in Conflict & Terrorism
The Yemeni government has fought an insurgency in the north of Yemen against a group called the Shabab al Moumineen, (Believing Youth) since 2004. The insurgency is portrayed by the Yemeni government in the press as a localized phenomenon led by the single al Houthi family and state that their ranks have been decimated by near-continuous fighting. However, the al Houthi Insurgency, led by the Shabab al Moumineen, is far more than a localized uprising: it is a full-blown insurgency–and one that… 
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