North Africa

Algeria: Hirak’s Achievements vs. Hirak is The Solution

Algerians are still wondering about the February 22, 2019 peaceful Hirak’s achievements and animosity. According to the realist analysts, a...

The Story of Tarhuna: the Kani Brothers and Mass Graves

Not only the corpses of those associated with any political or military group but also a remarkable number of civilians, including women and...

The Current UN Peace Process in Libya: A Bridge Too Far?

Various developments have marked the peace process in Libya since the failure of the Libyan Arab Armed Forces’ (LAAF) Tripoli Offensive of...

The Role of Foreign Actors in Libya: The Case of President Macron’s Enigmatic Libya Policy

France's foreign policy has been known for its realism and steadfastness under all presidents of the French Fifth Republic.1 However,...

Making Sense of Saïd Chengriha’s Invitation to Mohamed Ould Bamba

Background On January 5th, Mauritania’s Chief of Staff Mohamed Ould Bamba Meguett paid a two-day visit to Algeria, where he met with his...

Is Morocco Normalization the Last Nail in the Coffin for the Arab Maghreb Union?

On December 10, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump, weeks before leaving the White House took a major risk in his fiasco MENA foreign policy,...

Libya Stabilization Act: Peace and Sanctions

Intense diplomacy and peace efforts have been observable in Libya for a while. Recently, Libyans themselves have been trying to draw their future...

Morocco-Israel Ties: Between Normalization and Banalization

The mutations of the post-cold war diplomacy environment have made the concept of traditional diplomacy between states more complex. This is because...