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Noel Brehony

Noel Brehony , CMG, joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office after completing a PhD on Libya and research on the West Bank. He served in Kuwait, Yemen, Jordan and Egypt. He was subsequently director of Middle East Affairs for Rolls-Royce. He is a past president of the British Society for Middle East Studies, British Yemeni Society, Middle East Association and Anglo-Jordanian Society, and is currently chairman of Menas Associates and the Council for British Research in the Levant, and committee member of the British Foundation for the Study of Arabia and the London Middle East Centre. Publications include: Yemen Divided ; he is the co-editor of Rebuilding Yemen  (Gerlach and King Faisal Centre, 2015) and editor of Migration from Yemen: The Politics and Identity of the Hadhrami Diaspora  (to be published in 2016). He also writes and edits a monthly newsletter on Yemen for Menas Associates.

Research areas:  Middle East and North Africa

Publications

The current situation in Yemen: causes and consequences
yemen by sylho_with CC licence from Flickr CC BY-SA https://www.flickr.com/photos/sylhoo/4024433745/in/photolist-78CgWH Noel Brehony 4 November 2015
The war in Yemen reflects the failure of the 2011 transition deal to end the influence of the powerful patronage networks of the Salih regime and deal with the marginalisation of the Huthis and the south. more  

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