This article provides an analytical discussion on the religious opposition in Algeria, exploring the conditions and conflict-prone effects of the movement. Through historical analysis, the study reveals that the Islamist opposition in Algeria is to some extent value-driven, but it is mostly a reaction to undesirable local conditions, especially economic distress, widespread poverty, and unjust […]
This article is based on a paper presented at the June 8-9, 2009 conference entitled “Israel and the Arab States: Parallel Interests, Relations, and Strategies,” jointly held in Jerusalem by the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The article presents an overview of Israeli-Maghrebi relations since Israel’s establishment. It also discusses cooperation with Israel in various spheres and ideas on how to further promote this.
STATE AND ISLAMISM IN THE MAGHREB Volume 7, No. 1 – March 2003 State and Islamism in THE Maghreb By Aziz Enhaili and Oumelkheir Adda Read this article in French Each of the three Maghreb states–Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco–dealt differently with internal Islamist movements. This study explains how these differences are derived from three factors: […]
Editor’s Summary: This study highlights Israel’s contacts with Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia from the 1950s to the 1970s, at a time when such contacts were conducted very secretly. The author uses archival materials and interviews to detail these developments and explains the motivations and constraints of various Arab and Israel actors.
Volume 2, No. 1 – March 1998 ALGERIA’S TERRIFYING BUT UNSURPRISING AGONY By Rami G. Khouri We do not even know how many people have died in the last five years — estimates of the dead range from 80,000 to over 120,000. However sad, Algeria today may be the logical, violent consequence of […]