Analyst Sergio Altuna Galán discusses Al-Qa‘eda’s rebranding, as well as the jihadi situation in Tunisia and Libya.
Egypt’s education minister, Tariq Shawqi, may be showing more initiative than is good for him.
Algeria has successfully adopted both a soft and a hard approach for bringing former Islamist combatants in from the cold.
Morocco is approaching the Western Sahara issue with greater tactical flexibility, and it appears to be reaping benefits.
Yahia H. Zoubir discusses the situation in the Sahel, where weak states and illegal trafficking prevail.
Djallil Lounnas discusses developments in the jihadi environment of northern Africa.
Egypt temporarily lifted its state of emergency this month, but while this may have seemed to be a victory for the people it was actually a triumph for the security state.
Corruption is a destabilizing force in Tunisia, infecting all levels of its economy, security, and political system.
For Tunisia’s transition to remain on track, the country must address illicit enrichment more effectively.
An Ethiopian dam may sharply reduce the Nile’s flow, leaving Egypt high and dry.