Ali Abdullah Saleh

The Worst Initiative in the History of All Revolutions

Qais Ghanem, MD | Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Qais Ghanem, MD

The Gulf Initiative, while only partially solving the conflict, gave the President of Yemen carte blanche immunity. It also allowed men who aided and abetted him in oppressing the Yemeni nation for three decades to continue to hold the same sensitive positions they previously held.

Butt Out: U.S. Ambassador to Yemen Interferes With Protests

Qais Ghanem, MD | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Politics
Qais Ghanem, MD

For Yemenis, President Ali Abdullah Saleh's continued violence is not surprising. What is surprising Yemenis, indeed enraging them, is the blatant interference in their constitutional right to protest peacefully by the United States ambassador in Yemen, Gerald M. Feierstein.

Harper Hails Dictator's Demise, As Canadian Jets Head Home Early

Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Canada's military mission in Libya is expected to end by early November following Thursday's death of Moammar Gadhafi. The dictator's demi...

Good News From Yemen -- at Last!

Qais Ghanem, MD | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada
Qais Ghanem, MD

Will Yemen's national council achieve anything? I have no doubt that the group will be attacked by so many agents of the regime. There will be differences of opinion within the group about the direction and speed of action to be taken. In the milieu of tribal Yemen, which has never known democracy, anything is possible.