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Borders and Bobbing Heads: Postcoloniality and Algeria's Fiftieth Anniversary of Independence On the occasion of Algeria's fiftieth anniversary of independence, Muriam Haleh Davis considers the adoption of anti-colonial discourse by the current regime in Algeria as part of a larger question of how we can revisit post-colonial thought in the current political climate of the MENA region.
هل إنتهى سراب الترويكا: حول تسليم البغدادي Tunisian blogger, Yassine Ayari, discusses the recent decision made by Tunisian officials to hand over former Libyan prime minister, Baghdadi Mahmudi.
#Algeria50th Tweets from Twitter give an inside look into the questions of the moment and hopes for the future as Algeria celebrates fifty years of independence.
Pouvoir and Agency Kal reviews the Reuter's piece ‘Algeria’s elite at loggerheads over next president‘ to introduce a wider critique of media coverage and academic writing on Algerian politics, including le pouvoir as a problematic category of analysis.
Libya, Impunity, and the International Criminal Court Vasuki Nesiah reflects on the troubling record of the International Criminal Court's work in Africa and the Middle East over the past decade for some insight into its current crisis in Libya.
ثورتنا ليست إشاعة ! Tunisians call for the completion of their revolution, citing the continuation of political and economic institutions that have preserved the legacy of the Ben Ali regime.
Ahl al-Kahf: Graffiti (In both Arabic and English) A video produced by Al-Arabi Al-Hor and directed by Ridha Tlili, featuring two members of the Tunisian art collective, Ahl al-Kahf, as they prepare to take to the streets with political graffiti.
Final Draft of Preamble to 2012 Tunisian Constitution--English Translation by Tunisia Live The finalized draft of the preamble to the 2012 Tunisian Constitution, released on June 4, 2012.
Majidi Business : Cas d'école Ahmed Benchemsi exposes the details of how Royal Air Maroc, on the brink of bankruptcy, decided to invest 250 million dirhams of taxpayer money in a private project owned by Mounir Majidi, the secretary of King Mohammed VI- with government approval.
قضاة تونس: تعددية للهياكل ووحدة في البرامج Mohamad Al-Gaidi discusses the history and evolution of the judicial and legal institutions in Tunisia.
Salafi Trouble in Tunisia’s Transition Noureddine Jebnoun explains the recent Salifi resurgence in Tunisia and its potential disruption to democracy, liberty and social justice.
When Protector Turned Killer and Convulsions in Libya Vijay Prashad calls for NATO accountability in Libya as human right groups uncover evidence of war crimes and operations that exceeded the UN mandate for NATO intervention.
Convulsions in Libya Prashad discusses the fragile state of Libyan politics in anticipation of the 2012 elections.
Democracy Promotion after the ‘Jasmine Revolution’: a Dispatch from Tunis Sarah Bush reports on the various forms of international support for the democratic transition of Tunisia, still "democracy's 'best hope' in the Middle East."
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