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Introduction

  • Amanda Guidero
  • Maia Carter Hallward
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter introduces the primary research question: why does the media cover the Syrian conflict more than the conflict in Yemen despite the similar degree of humanitarian crisis and the presence of international intervention in both cases? The chapter provides basic background information for each conflict, discussing the political and economic context that gave rise to the respective conflicts. This chapter also provides an outline of the book as a whole.

Keywords

Syria Yemen Humanitarian crisis Security 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amanda Guidero
    • 1
  • Maia Carter Hallward
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Interdisciplinary StudiesCreighton UniversityOmahaUSA
  2. 2.School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and DevelopmentKennesaw State UniversityKennesawUSA

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