Gulf of Aden Security Review
A regularly updated review of both Yemen and the Horn of Africa covering topics related to security, governance, and militant activity.
Yemen: Local popular resistance forces retake Aden airport
Horn of Africa: US issues travel alert for Kenya
Yemen Security Brief
- Local popular resistance forces, assisted by the Saudi Arabian-led coalition as well as Saudi Arabian naval vessels, retook Aden international airport on July 14 after extensive conflict for control of the airport. The retaking of the airport is a significant territorial gain as local popular resistance forces fight against the al Houthi movement for control of the city of Aden.
Horn of Africa Security Brief
- The United States Department of State issued a travel alert ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit later this month. The alert warns US citizens that the Global Entrepreneurship Summit may be a potential target for criminal and terrorist activity.