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Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Asher Orkaby


Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War (1962–68) to the forefront of modern Middle East history, in a comprehensive account that features multilingual and multinational archives and oral histories. Throughout six years of major conflict Yemen sat at the crossroads of regional and international conflict as dozens of countries, international organizations, and individuals intervened in the local South Arabian civil war. Yemen was a showcase for a new era of UN and Red Cross peacekeeping, clandestine activity, Egypt’s counterinsurgency, and one of the first large-scale uses of poison ... More

Keywords: Yemen, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Civil War, Cold War, Arab Cold War, Chemical Warfare, June 1967 War, Israel, Philately

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190618445
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Asher Orkaby, author
Research Fellow, Department for Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University