Haizam Amirah-Fernández discusses the ongoing protests in Algeria and their broader regional context.
Amel Belaid discusses the role that economic conditions have played in the Algerian protests.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
In February 2019, millions of Algerians began protesting against a fifth term of their ailing 82-year-old then-president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Understanding Algeria’s various Islamist communities—including militant groups, moderate factions, and grassroots movements—offers a window into the country’s uncertain sociopolitical future.
In an interview, Dalia Ghanem examines the political transition in Algeria and sees signs of danger ahead.
Tunisia and Morocco have been wondering how protests against the Algerian ruling class will affect them.
While this wave of teachers’ protests may not bring about a fundamental political transformation, it points to the grave and persistent nature of Morocco’s governance challenges.
Bouteflika's resignation is a victory for the Algerian people but hard work is yet to come.
The political and socio-economic devastation left by the regime in Algeria will pose an immense challenge on the country.