Research & analysis Geopolitics Middle East The Hadramawt Strategic Thinking Group Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies and Oxford Research Group 5 August 2019 Download the brief This policy brief will present a short profile of Hadramawt governorate and outlines its importance as one of Yemen’s key — and currently one of its most stable — regions. It will give an account of how the ongoing conflict has affected Hadramawt, before presenting the key challenges faced by the governorate. It presents a case study of returnees to Hadramawt from Saudi Arabia and concludes with recommendations and an overview of prospects for future conflict resolution in the governorate. The policy brief is also available in Arabic. Image credit: Jialiang Gao/Wikimedia Commons.