Casey L. Coombs
Casey L. Coombs is a freelance journalist who has been based in Yemen since February 2012.
Stuck in Yemen: A Personal History
Like other Americans stuck in Yemen, I’ve been trying to leave since the Saudi-led air campaign started last month. The U.S. government has done little to help.
Life in the Emerald City: Houthis Control Yemen, But They Don’t Yet Govern It
Just weeks after a coup that ousted Yemen’s Western-backed government, the capital of Yemen is a city painted in green, mostly with spray paint.
How Al Qaeda’s Biggest Enemy Took Over Yemen (and Why the U.S. Government Is Unlikely to Support Them)
Yemen’s president, his prime minister and entire cabinet resigned, giving unprecedented power to the Houthis, a Shiite minority from the country’s northern highlands.
U.S. Scuttled Negotiations to Free American Killed in Yemen
AQAP never killed any of its foreign captives. At least until a Dec. 6 twilight raid by U.S. commandos.