North Africa

    • Event

    Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Arab Uprisings

    • Raed Abou Hamdan, Assaad Al Achi, Rasha Al Aqeedi, Bashar AL Halabi, Yasameen Al Nadheri, Yara Asmar, Lina Attalah, Arash Azizi, Ali Bakir, Maya El Ammar, Aline Fleihan, Yosra Frawes, Zine Labidine Gheblaoui, Alia Ibrahim, Mohammed Ilwiya, Intissar Kherigi, Dirk Kunze, Hamza Meddeb, Yahia Mohamed Lamine Mestek, Diana Moukalled, Kareem Sakka, Yassin Swehat, Yezid Sayigh, Isam Uraiqat, Dima Wannous, Maha Yahya
    • April 07, 2021
    • Live on YouTube and Facebook

    To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Arab uprisings, the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom are organizing a conference to examine the past decade and in particular the mistakes that were made along the way.

    • Article

    Algeria’s Achilles’ Heel? Resource Regionalism in Ouargla

    Ouargla Province, in central Algeria, is a resource-rich but infrastructure-poor province. As protests there ramp up, Algiers may find itself squeezed on solutions.

    • Politics of Military Authoritarianism in North Africa

      Authoritarian military politics in North Africa will be shaped by relations between the military and the head of state, dynamics within the coercive sector, marginalization of the private sector, and the ability of state actors to leverage foreign support.

      • Diwan

      When the Margin Calls

      In an interview, Hamza Meddeb discusses the 2020 protests in the impoverished Tunisian region of Tataouine.

      • Article

      The Dam That Broke Open an Ethiopia-Egypt Dispute

      • Sherif Mohyeldeen
      • February 12, 2021

      As Egypt and Ethiopia negotiate the details of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, tensions are on the rise. Sudan, which has vested interest in the dam, too, could be an essential third party to smooth over the disputes.

      • Op-Ed

      Algeria: War against women

      While the Algerian state, like many others in the region, debates human security and the protection of the most vulnerable, it is this very same state that put women and children at risk.

      • Article

      Conflict by Other Means: Postwar Reconstruction in Arab States

      • Amr Adly, Muhammad Alaraby, Ibrahim Awad
      • February 05, 2021

      As conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya, and Iraq move toward de-escalation, postwar reconstruction will be complicated. Each country has a unique postwar outlook, but in all four countries, political reconstruction is a key foundation for long-term economic stability.

      • Article

      Life on the Edge: How Protests in Tataouine Forced Tunis to Back Down

      Protesters in the marginalized city of Tataouine have successfully forced the hand of Tunisia's government, becoming an inspiration for other struggling regions. But while under tremendous constraints, including a pandemic, is Tunis even capable of delivering on its commitments?

      • Diwan

      A Senseless Silencing

      • Sherif Mohyeldeen
      • January 21, 2021

      By impeding research, Egypt curtails knowledge that can help resolve crises, especially in border areas.

      • Commentary

      After Ten Years of Progress, How Far Has Tunisia Really Come?

      Ten years after its protests sparked the Arab Spring, Tunisia remains the lone country in the Middle East to have effectively changed its system of governance. Yet many Tunisians have mixed feelings about how much progress their country has made.

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      Bader Al-Saif
      Nonresident Fellow
      Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
      Bader Mousa Al-Saif is a nonresident fellow at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where his research focuses on the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula.

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