The lack of trust between citizens and their civilian institutions has led to a total inability of political institutions to respond to peoples’ demands.
Turkey is advancing economic, energy, and military objectives in North Africa, particularly in Algeria.
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.
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.
In an interview, Hamza Meddeb discusses the 2020 protests in the impoverished Tunisian region of Tataouine.
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.
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?
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.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Two military generals and the brother of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been acquitted by a military court.