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Robert Burrowes

Former adjunct professor in the Political Science Department and the Henry M. Jackson School of international Studies (JSIS) at the University of Washington.

Robert D. Burrowes was adjunct professor in the Political Science Department and the Henry M. Jackson School of international Studies (JSIS) at the University of Washington from the beginning of the 1990s until his formal retirement in 2003. He is the author of The Yemen Arab Republic: The Politics of Development, 1962-1986; Historical Dictionary of Yemen, 2nd ed.; and the entry on “Yemen” in the 2000 edition of Encyclopedia Britannica. Throughout a distinguished career, Burrowes has been a consultant and writer on Yemeni affairs for USAID, Exxon, the Middle East Institute; President, American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS); and author of numerous articles and papers on the region.

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How Yemen Became a Candidate for Violent Regime Change—and Likely State Failure

Robert Burrowes

How Yemen Became a Candidate for Violent Regime Change—and Likely State FailureJoin one of the country’s foremost authorities on Yemen, Robert D. Burrowes, as he takes us on a rich and complex tour of the region. Read More ››



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