In an interview, Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck talks about the paradoxes of state control over religion in Algeria.
Algeria’s regime regards “quietist” Salafism as a useful ally in the fight against more violent and politicized Salafists.
Modern U.S. policy in Libya is confronted by shades of gray and a counterterrorism narrative that tends to flatten and obscure complexities.
The Sahel is a source of high instability for the Maghreb and by extension for Europe.
In Sidi Bouzid and Siliana, Tunisians hope that upcoming municipal elections will inject new life into a marginalized periphery.
Tunisia will hold municipal elections on May 6, in a step aimed at devolving more power to local authorities.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Amid voter lethargy in Egypt, the regime sought to impose a high voter turnout.
The upcoming Egyptian presidential election is neither free nor democratic. The United States must not treat this election as a legitimate expression of the Egyptian people’s will.
In an interview, Ennahda’s Oussama Sghaier talks about Tunisia’s democracy and the government’s credibility problem.