Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Yemen, following a wave of movement throughout the Middle East. However, in Yemen the opposition parties seem to exert some control over the protests, where as the other countries are seeing a real popular uprising. Charles Dunbar, professor of international relations at Boston University says that Yemen is in danger of becoming another Somalia.

Hakim Almasmari, publisher and editor in chief of The Yemen Post reports on the protests in his country.