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Forum: Africa 04-10-2017
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Moderator at work

There are several posts here on the AQIM attack on Amenas gas plant, but others are in other threads - notably on Mali - so search for Amenas and ye shall learn.:)
Forum: Africa 02-03-2017
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Will the Next Arab Revolt Be in Algeria?

From the think tank FDD a short update; sub-titled:It ends with:Link:https://medium.com/@FDD/will-the-next-arab-revolt-be-in-algeria-bd15384eb7b4#.ko816okax
Forum: Africa 12-07-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
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Nothing but doom

A rather pessimistic commentary on Algeria's future after the long and still awaited death of its strongman ruler:http://www.spectator.co.uk/2016/12/how-algeria-could-destroy-the-eu/
Forum: Africa 04-11-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Jihadist "crimes that surpass all understanding": a letter from 1995 Algeria

It is rare to find an Algerian writing about what happened in Algeria IMHO. This 1995 letter addressed to the jihadists resonates today. The introduction:...
Forum: Africa 02-02-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Algeria’s transition to uncertainty

A political-economic overview of Algeria, with some social aspects too and the sub-title:
Link:https://www.opendemocracy.net/arab-awakening/francis-ghil-s/algeria-s-transition-to-uncertainty
Forum: Africa 01-22-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
A good, broad brush article on Algeria, entitled:...

A good, broad brush article on Algeria, entitled:
Link:http://www.weeklystandard.com/a-dangerous-combination/article/2000700
Forum: Africa 12-09-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Deciphering Algeria: the stirrings of reform?

A rare report on Algeria in English, by Andrew Lebovich and a key point:
Link:http://www.ecfr.eu/publications/summary/deciphering_algeria_the_stirrings_of_reform5047

One must wonder if all the...
Forum: Africa 07-19-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Algeria's Islamist Revival

An unusual article on Algerian politics and society via Carnegie:http://carnegie-mec.org/2015/06/26/social-and-cultural-re-islamization-or-trivialization-of-islamism-is-clear/ib67

It ends with:
Forum: Africa 02-20-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Overview

A good overview of Algeria, both the wider context and the byzantine details of those in power or seeking power...
Forum: Africa 09-26-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Algeria: North Africa’s reluctant policeman

An important, concise explanation of how Algeria is working, this time with the emphasis on diplomacy, although other capabilities are still...
Forum: Africa 05-17-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Terrible actions in Algeria, now Nigeria

The first of three old articles by the late Mahfoud Bennoune, an Algerian academic, which will appear slowly till July and starts that the late Nigerian writer, Wole Soyinka:

Then asks:
...
Forum: Africa 03-29-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Algeria’s ‘Years of Blood’: Not Quite What They Seem

A short, useful article on the 'dirty war' and ends with:

Link:http://kyleorton1991.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/algerias-years-of-blood-not-quite-what-they-seem/
Forum: Africa 02-14-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
The Decline of Islamist Parties in Algeria

There is a Presidential election in April 2014, yes I know what does that actually mean?

In rare coverage of Algeria, Carnegie have published a short article (as per...
Forum: Africa 02-01-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
There is a good short review of the Algerian...

There is a good short review of the Algerian military's response to the Arab Spring by Michael Willis, alas behind the FP registration / pay wall. Then I found this alternative 'Algeria Three Years...
Forum: Africa 02-01-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
There is a good short review of the Algerian...

There is a good short review of the Algerian military's response to the Arab Spring by Michael Willis, alas behind the FP registration / pay wall. Then I found this alternative 'Algeria Three Years...
Forum: Africa 09-20-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
DRS marginalised?

A rare update on internal politics:http://www.economist.com/blogs/pomegranate/2013/09/algeria-s-president

Which ends:
Forum: Africa 04-02-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Jihadists knocking on the door?

Algeria despite its size, oil & gas resources, position and history rarely gets English language coverage, it is so refreshing to see this Time article; it starts wth:
...
Forum: Africa 07-11-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Scene setting - in 1991

Fascinating insight:http://www.opendemocracy.net/francis-ghil%C3%A8s/north-african-diversities-algerian-odyssey

I always puzzled at how a revolution turns in on itself and after 1991 Algerians...
Forum: Africa 05-09-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Spring time election, no clearing out expected

A rare news article on Algeria, undoubtedly due to an invitation to the foreign press to report on this Thursday's elections:http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/09/algeria-votes-arab-spring
...
Forum: Africa 07-27-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Algeria gaining time

A country that rarely allows unrestricted media access and rarely given attention, so good to see this analysis. Opens with, slightly edited:

Link:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14167481
Forum: Africa 06-02-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 43,947
Posted By davidbfpo
Al-Qaida leader in Algeria surrenders

An intriguing report:

Link:http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100531/ap_on_re_af/af_algeria_islamic_militants
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