From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Kenya is in a bad place. Violent attacks from Al-Shabaab, an Islamist group out of Somalia and an Al Qaeda affiliate, and smaller violent attacks and conflicts involving known and unknown sources in rural and urban settings, as well as a rise in general street level crime, have created an insecure, anxious, and deeply divided population. They have also created a problematic context for the protection of democratic rights. Last September Al-Shabaab said it executed the attack ...Keep Reading »
Frank Holmquist is professor emeritus of politics at the School of Critical Social Inquiry at Hamsphire College in Amherst, Massachusetts and a former Board Member of the African Studies Association. His interests are in comparative politics, peasant political economy, and African democratization and development