Shane Farrell is an Istanbul-based journalist and security-risk analyst. He has covered political and economic developments in Yemen for three years and lived in Sana'a in early 2013.
Yemen: dialogue must replace war
The Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen have failed to stem the Houthi advance. Time for jaw-jaw, not war-war.
Exploring the more subtle signs of potential sectarian spill-over into Lebanon
The former Information Minister has been apprehended trying to smuggle explosives into Lebanon. Away from the media...
Can Lebanon resist the sectarian narrative being foisted on Syria?
A Lebanon-based journalist examines the possibility of violence spreading from Syria to Lebanon. There are reasons...