The Return of Diplomacy?
Escalation in Yemen and the Red Sea. Speakers
Valdai Discussion Club Conference Hall, Tsvetnoy Boulevard 16/1, Moscow, Russia

On January 26 at 11:00 Moscow Time (GMT+3) the Valdai Club will host an expert discussion on the escalation in Yemen and the Red Sea.


  • Andrey Baklanov, Head of the Middle East and North African Studies Section at the Higher School of Economics

  • Kayhan Barzegar, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the Science and Research Branch of the Islamic Azad University in Tehran 

  • Kobi Michael, Senior Research Fellow at the National Security Institute in Tel Aviv, Senior Research Fellow, Misgav Institute