North Africa


Arab States and the Alienation of the Masses: Pre and post Arab Spring



State polices and the strategic choices of the ruling elite have alienated the Arab people. This paper analyzes the source of the Arab masses alienation by the state using the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Transformation Index (BTI) and the World Wide Governance …

Another Gaddafi for Libya?



The recent release of former Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif-al Islam from prison in Zintan has raised speculation that he may preparing for a political comeback of sorts in this strife-torn country. The younger Gaddafi was captured on the …

Countering ISIS Online Propaganda



In the recent years, ISIS’ propaganda has become a major point of discussion among academicians and policy makers alike. The propaganda churned out by the group has reached massive proportions and has produced a certain quality just due to the …

Countering Violent Extremism



What Are Common Myths About CVE?

1-Extremists have some unique signs that can be Identified easily.

´Contrary to popular Perceptions, extremists can be ordinary citizens well-educated, well-off employed , have a family and  don’t suffer from poverty, marginalization, alienation or …

Elections Parlementaires Algériennes



Les élections parlementaires pour le renouvellement de l’Assemblée Nationale, arrivée à son terme, ont eues lieu dans un nouveau contexte marqué essentiellement par l’instauration d’une deuxième république à l’issue de l’adoption de la Constitution amendée de Février 2016 et également …