A soldier holds a machine gun mounted on a police truck outside Yemen’s parliament during a session held by the parliament for the first time since a civil war began almost two years ago, in Sanaa, Yemen August 13, 2016. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah. @Adobe Stock Images.

Last month, over the course of a few days in Yemen, one governor survived a roadside bomb while a second was denied entry through a checkpoint ostensibly run by his own government. At a military college in Aden, the government’s temporary capital, pro-secessionist soldiers opened fire on a graduation ceremony in response to the raising of the national flag. Three small security events—barely blips in Yemen’s daily catalogue of strikes that have already disappeared from the news. But each incident happened far from Yemen’s frontlines, and each, in its own way, is a reminder that what we call the war in Yemen is actually three separate yet overlapping conflicts.

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