Giorgio Cafiero says the neighboring North African country’s non-interference stance is informed by Algeria’s own experiences under French colonial rule.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Armies & Politics in the Middle East
As`ad AbuKhalil reviews Middle East rulers’ reasons for distrusting their own militaries.
THE ANGRY ARAB: How to Bring Down a Regime in the Arab World
Protesters in the Sudan and Algeria have learned from the counter-revolutions and know it is not enough to oust a single tyrant, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
Anti-Semitism vs. Anti-Zionism in France
Lawrence Davidson dismantles Macron’s equation of apples and oranges.
Muslim Memories of West’s Imperialism
Special Report: American politicians know little about history, so they lash out at people from formerly colonized Third World nations without understanding the scars that the West’s repression and brutality have left on these societies, especially in the Muslim world,…
The Why Behind Egypt’s Coup
Egypt’s military coup meshed with the geopolitical interests of Saudi Arabia and Israel, but the toppling of the country’s first democratically elected government was driven by other factors, including the history of a politically powerful military, as ex-CIA analyst Paul…
Democracy’s Fateful Choice in Egypt
Egypt’s “democracy movement” largely sided with the military in its brutal coup against an elected Muslim Brotherhood government. But that fateful choice suggests these “moderates” may not understand the grim history of such tradeoffs, says Lawrence Davidson.
Looking Before a Leap into Africa
The Obama administration is pushing back against pressure to jump into a new “counterterrorism” conflict in northern Africa, with some officials saying an overreaction to unrest in Mali and Algeria could make matters worse. There’s also the danger of over-interpreting isolated events,…