Yemen's Hadramawt Province Remains Stable Despite Economic Downturn

Forces affiliated with the Saudi-led coalition retook the coast of the Yemeni province of Hadramawt from Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula in spring 2016. While Hadramawt witnessed limited fighting during that period, it has largely remained insulated from the Yemeni civil war because Houthi forces never managed to secure a foothold inside the southeastern province.

Residents in East Africa leery toward drones

This is the third installment of a six-part series based on a Navanti survey about the perceptions and use of drones in Africa and the Middle East. In this installment, we will explore the dynamics in East Africa, more specifically Somalia and Kenya’s border area of Somalia.

Arlington, Virginia: Navanti’s Director of Analysis, Mary Hackman, traveled to Northeastern University June 28-29 to brief at OSAC’s fourth annual Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference. Her panel titled, “Reassessing Risks in Countries Affected by the Arab Spring,” was part of two days of briefings and exercises attended by 190 Middle East-focused private sector security representatives.