Gregory Johnsen


Gregory D. Johnsen, a former Fulbright fellow in Yemen, is a doctoral candidate in history and Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at New York University.

Articles by this Author
The Election Yemen Was Supposed to Have

It was supposed to be the election that changed everything. The “90 percent presidency,” wherein the incumbent of 28 years won successive terms in office by laughably large margins, would be relegated to the past. Instead, a more...

Salih’s Road to Reelection

Following six months of rumor and speculation in Yemen, President Ali Abdallah Salih did the expected and announced that he would stand for reelection in the presidential contest scheduled for September 2006. Salih accepted the nomination of...