Iran Democracy Monitor No. 227

October 31, 2022 Ilan I. Berman, Abhay Liginlal

Special Issue: Iran's Anti-hijab protests
The basis for the crackdown;
Official conspiracy theories abound;
Iran's clerics contemplate cutting their losses;
The ethnic dimension of the protests;
Iranian officials eye the exits

AQAP Attacks on the Rise in Southern Yemen

September 27, 2022 Emily Milliken American Foreign Policy Council

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been implicated in several attacks in southern Yemen in recent months. The recent uptick in attacks indicates that the group still retains a high level of coordination and training, and could now be making a comeback.