In Yemen, a High-Stakes Power Game as Saleh Is in Limbo

For the first time in 13 days, a lull has descended upon the fierce fighting between armed tribesmen and forces loyal to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The consistent shelling and gunfire in the capital city of Sana’a have been replaced by a tense quiet, with most residents still choosing to stay in their homes or flee to ancestral villages.