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Catherine Shakdam

Catherine Shakdam

Catherine Shakdam is the managing director of Access Media, as well as a political risk analyst for Wikistrat and a blogger for the Russian International Affairs Council.

Crying Wolf—Again

Earlier this month, the world’s media caught wind of the alleged death of Rawan—an eight-year old Yemeni schoolgirl from the …

Feeding the Flame

Within days of Washington’s announcement on August 3 that it was closing its embassy in Yemen, all Western embassies in …

The People v. Saleh?

When Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh finally agreed to resign from the presidency following months of unrest and bloodshed, he …

Cleaning the Slate

A long time in the making, Yemen finalized on Wednesday evening what might just be the most important phase of …