Despite a hardened border, smugglers continue to find a way. Together, Algeria and Morocco need to de-incentivize smuggling and reduce corruption.
Iraq’s Sunni community is currently facing a crisis of authority and identity.
The state-run media in Algeria was given clear instructions not to cover the protests against Bouteflika.
Tunisia’s UGTT has long been powerful, but its influence can endure only for as long as it remains united.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The inversion of force and diplomacy after 9/11 left scars that would long endure—for the Middle East and America’s role in the world.
Protests have stopped President Abdelaziz Bouteflika from seeking another term, but it won’t change the military’s domination of the political system.
Why Arab satellite channels have not watched recent protests in the same way that they did in 2011.
The Algeria protests represent a unique sequence of events that the country has not witnessed since the 1990's.
Despite nearly five years of repression, the Muslim Brotherhood has proven resilient. The group may yet eat away at the Egyptian regime's legitimacy and even its stability.