Gamal Gasim, associate professor of Middle East Studies and Political Science at Grand Valley State University, earned his PhD in political science fr... om Texas Tech. Before Grand Valley, he taught at Texas Tech, University of Wisconsin-Madison during the summers of 2006 and 2007, and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Beloit College during the summers of 2008 and 2009 respectively. His research interests include comparative politics, Middle East politics, Islamic civilization, Islamic political parties and Muslim Americans. He has contributed articles to Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Politics & Religion, Electoral Studies, the Journal of Political Science Education, the Journal of Islamic Perspective and Culture, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics and other journals. He also writes for Al Jazeera English, the Arab Daily News, Huffington Post, and Yemen Times.
Did Ali Abdullah Saleh’s tribal games lead to his tragic end?
On the third anniversary of Sanaa’s capture, Saleh’s unholy alliance with the Houthis may be nearing its end.
Will a new round of talks end the war in Yemen?
The liberation of Taiz could represent the real beginning of an end to this tragic war.
Time is running out for the both sides in the Yemen conflict.
The worst humanitarian crisis facing Yemen continues to affect millions of citizens as fighting resumes.
The Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen have not radically changed the political reality on the ground.