From the Editors
[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Maghreb and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Maghreb Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to email@example.com by Wednesday night of every week.]
Thinking About Algeria and “Analytic Overshooting” Steven Cook dissects historically misdirected optimism concerning Algeria's democratization.
A Way of Thinking About Algeria and Mali Kal assesses the Algeria's role in the Mali crises resolution.
L’arrestation de Yacine Zaïd est un "coup bien calculé" Kader Affak explains the peculiar political motivations behind Yacine Zaid's arrest. Zaid was recently sentenced to six months in jail.
Algeria: Former Algerian President Bendjedid Dies
Hashtag #GaddafiVsAmazigh evince the oppression of Amazigh under Gaddafi's regime.
Libya’s Current Political Crisis Could Lead to Disaster Adrian Hong discusses the opposition to Abushagur's proposed cabinet and implications of postponing a new government.
Abushagur’s Dismissal not Such a Disaster Hanan Al-Mansouri counters Adrian Hong's op-ed, arguing that Abushagur's leadership deficiencies were the primary cause of his termination.
Political Islam and the Fate of Two Libyan Brothers David Kirkpatrick profiles the divergent paths of "Abu Yayya al-Libi" and his brother Adebl Wahab Mohamed Qaid, now a member of the GNC.
Sacked Libya PM Pays Price of Liberal-Islamist Thaw Imed Lamloum examines reconciliation between the National Forces Alliances and the Justice and Construction party, which preceded the rejection of Abushagur''s cabinets and his subsequent dismissal.
Opinion: The Future of Libya Yousef Hamed calls for an end to the political fighting that has fractured the GNC.
"No Food, No Drugs:" Libyan Troops Siege ex-Gaddafi Stronghold Allegations of attacks against civilians arise following clashes in Bani Walid.
New Details From Libya Consulate Attack: State Department Abandons Claim Of Protest Outside Gates
#Mauritania's MCM: Digging for Minerals, Burying the Truth Anita Hunt discusses the silencing of protests against Mauritania Copper Mines (MCM)'s exploitative practices.
Le bateau de l’avortement au Maroc : Un militantisme adolescent Karim El Hajjaji discusses the "abortion boat's" problematic mission.
Reporters Sans Frontières tire le signal d’alarme : « Dangers sur la liberté de l’information au Maroc » Reporters without Borders detail several recent intrusions against journalists (English version here).
Transparency alerte le Maroc sur la nécessité de lutter contre la corruption Transparency International urges Morocco to confront extensive corruption.
Sit-in Calls for Re-Opening Morocco-Algeria Border Siham Ali reports on a sit-in conducted by Moroccan and Algerian activists, a component of the Maghreb Social Forum aimed at opening of Moroccan-Algerian borders.
Morocco: Skirmishes Flare in Tangier Authorities kill one protestor following demonstrations against an eviction ruling.
Morocco Magistrates Stage Sit-In Against Corruption Over eight hundred magistrates gathered in Rabat to protest corruption in the judicial system.
L'audace d'un groupe de jeunes d'Errachidia : Rebranding Morocco Two Moroccan youth articulate Morocco through visual media.
Une syndicaliste proteste dans un domaine agricole royal, elle est kidnappée A member of the Moroccan Labor Union was kidnapped by authorities after protesting against lay offs in an agricultural sector operated by the monarchy.
Morocco: Divine Right Won't Save the Arab Kings Jane Kinninmont argues against the "monarchial exceptionalism" theory.
Ministère de l’éducation , ou antre de la corruption? Fairouz Boudali reports on educational strikes following petitions against corruption in the Ministry of Education.
Tunisia: "Ghannouchi for president?" Larbi Sadiki posits Ghannouchi's role in articulating a moderated, shared "Islamo-political" space.
Tunisia’s Unemployed Revolutionaries Head to Europe Louisie Sherwood profiles the diverse experiences of recent Tunisian migrants escaping Tunisia's deteriorating economy.
Leftist Parties Ally To Oppose Tunisia's Two Dominant Parties Othman Lehlani describes Tunisia's new "Popular Front" coalition, which includes the Workers' Party, the People's Party, and the Vanguard Party.
عمر بروكسي يرد على أسئلة مامفاكينش، و هاتف الخلفي يرن دون رد
Mamfakinch interview with former AFP journalist Omar Brousky, who was discredited following his reports on the monarchy's conflicting role in elections.
مجموعة ال25 ستُقدّم مقترحا عمليّا للجوء إلى المحكمة الجنائية الدولية
Group of twenty-five lawyers attempt to take the case of martyrs and those wounded in the revolution to the ICC following Tunisian's courts superficial indemnity.
LibyaTV segment on the censorship of Libyan history during the Gaddafi regime (video).
MCM والموت القادم من كندا
"Ould Euler" provides another installment in a series on the exploitative practices of mining companies in Mauritania.
Former Prime Minister Mustafa Absushagur's interview with Al-Arabiya, following his dismissal.
ملخص الخبر | #موريتانيا أخبار#ضد_نهب_معادننا
Curation of recent blog posts exposing MNC exploitation in Mauritania.
Recent Jadaliyya Articles on the Maghreb
Maghreb Monthly Edition on Jadaliyya (September 2012)
Dissipating Dissent: Morocco's Stabilizing Spatial Tactics
Tunisia: Long Live The Defender of 'National Morality'
Nasser Weddady on Youth Protests in Mauritania and Social Media
“Rescue Benghazi Friday”: Peaceful Crowds Fill the Streets of Benghazi (Part 2 of 2)
Libyan Eastern Tribal Chiefs, Population, and Government (Part 1 of 2)
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