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France, Algeria and the Moving Image

Screening Histories of Violence 1962-2010 By Maria Flood About the Book In the contemporary political sphere, the need to address the complex interactions between colonial pasts, present day violence, and audio-visual representation has never appeared more urgent. This is particularly...

Islam, Democracy and the State in Algeria

Lessons for the Western Mediterranean and Beyond Edited by Michael Bonner, Megan Reif © 2005 – Routledge About the Book Modern Algeria has been, in many ways, a harbinger of events and trends that have affected the Arab and Muslim...

Russia: Strengthening Foothold in Middle East and North Africa

By: Peter KORZUN Russian Izvestia daily reported on October 10, that Moscow and Cairo are holding talks on the possible leasing by Russia of some Egyptian military facilities, including the former Soviet Air Force base in the city of Sidi Barrani located about 95...

A QUICK GUIDE TO LIBYA’S MAIN PLAYERS

INTRODUCTION In Libya there are very few truly national actors. The vast majority are local players, some of whom are relevant at the national level while representing the interests of their region, or in most cases, their city. Many important...