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Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat
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Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat
April 30, 2019

The Trump administration is clearly a spectator to the rapidly unfolding changes in North Africa. The winds of change across the Sahel and Maghreb regions are also beginning to be felt further south in sub-Saharan Africa.

Algeria’s ‘Revolution of Smiles’: Where Will It Lead?
April 15, 2019

So in this week’s column, instead of writing my own, fairly ill-informed thoughts about Algeria, I’m happy to share the following exclusive interview I conducted with Bill Quandt about the exciting developments there.

Algeria’s ‘Revolution of Smiles’: Where Will It Lead?
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Waiting for the Second Algerian Revolution
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Waiting for the Second Algerian Revolution
April 7, 2019

Most important, Algeria’s army must ensure a peaceful transition to civilian government and fair elections. This would be the real second Algerian revolution for which so many have died. As we used to chant long ago, ‘long live free Algeria.’

Algeria: The Iceberg That Could Sink Emmanuel Macron
March 9, 2019

Macron recognizes that Algeria could become the iceberg that drowns his presidency, easily surpassing his bodyguard scandal (the Benalla affair) and the Gilets Jaunes. His administration seems torn between public displays of political correctness and worries about Islamicization.

Algeria: The Iceberg That Could Sink Emmanuel Macron
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No More Torture Says France
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No More Torture Says France
October 7, 2018

Back in 1995, then President Jacques Chirac admitted that French police, not Germans, had rounded up 75,000 French Jews and sent them to German concentration camps. France’s right was outraged. Now, France’s right is denouncing President Macron for finally telling the truth and opening France’s secret archives

As US Global Influence Recedes, Secession Demands Grow
January 13, 2018

The demise of neo-colonialist busybody diplomats at the State Department has ushered a "global spring," where both active and long-dormant independence movements are seeing glimmers of hope for their own nation-states.

As US Global Influence Recedes, Secession Demands Grow
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Islamic State Eyes North Africa: Hot Issue on Global Agenda
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Islamic State Eyes North Africa: Hot Issue on Global Agenda
April 10, 2017

The Islamic State (IS) fighters are trying to flee Mosul. No doubt, the US-supported Iraqi forces will establish control over the city pretty soon. At first, IS militants will leave Iraq for the province of Deir-ez-Zor, Syria, to intensify fighting there. But with Syria no longer a safe haven, they’ll have to move elsewhere looking for weak points, like the countries of Maghreb…

Algeria: Most Valuable Actor to Play Key Role in MENA Crises Management
February 9, 2017

The Algerian military stationed on the Libyan and Mali borders has been put on high alert to counter infiltration through Libya and Mali. The forces have been reinforced and air patrols intensified. The action was taken in response to increasingly deteriorating situation in Libya. Thousands of foreign militants, including up to 3,500 Islamic State (IS) fight­ers fleeing fighting in Iraq and Syr­ia and hundreds of Boko Haram members from Nigeria, could be making their way to Libya –– a country awash with weapons and harboring many militant groups. And it shares a common border of 700 km with Algeria…

Algeria: Most Valuable Actor to Play Key Role in MENA Crises Management
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