A new president will not mean the end of the old regime rather a continuation of the military involvement in politics.
Algeria’s presidential election is scheduled for December 12, 2019. It seems set to be carefully staged and controlled. But there are still unknown variables in the mix.
The report dissects Egypt’s military-led economic model and offers thoughts on how external actors can engage with the country’s formal and informal networks.
Ostensibly undertaken to rid the capital of militias, the campaign by Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army was in fact a baldfaced grab for power and wealth.
The representation of religion in mainstream media often leaves a great deal to be desired. When it comes to Islam, it is often abysmal.
A new wave of Arab uprisings suggests that the authoritarian bargain of the past may be collapsing.
Tunisia has long been a leader in women’s rights in the region. Despite the legal and formal progress made towards addressing inequality, discussing issues such as sexual harassment and assault remains largely socially taboo.
Despite the protest movement, Algeria’s leadership is going ahead with the vote for a new president.
The military is woven into almost every part of Egypt’s economy. It runs businesses, produces goods, and manages huge infrastructure projects. What are the consequences of involving a country’s armed forces so deeply in its private and public enterprise?
Beyond his testimony about the depredations of interwar imperialism, there are other reasons to revisit Knud Holmboe. The arc of his life, with its stark conversions, straddled the schisms and categories that divide the world still.