Editor Sami Hamdi presents debate between member of Houthi Politburo and prominent Yemeni journalist Mohamed Jumaih

Sami Hamdi Documentaries/Videos, Middle East/North Africa, World Politics, Yemen

Sami HamdiSami Hamdi is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Interest. An experienced geopolitical risk consultant, Sami assists blue-chip clients around the world in monitoring and advising on highly volatile business environments. Sami has extensive experience in the MENA region having been a television reporter and talk-show host for over 10 years. He has reported on key events in the region …

Editor’s Piece: Why the Sultan will not move for Kobane

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa, Turkey

  As the situation in Kobane unfolds, Erdogan, the most powerful man in Turkey since Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, has confounded his supporters with his inactivity and blunt refusal to commit troops to the rescue of the Kurdish town. Erdogan, who has harboured ambitions for Turkey to become a regional superpower, and has lambasted the West on numerous occasions for standing …