Author Archives: Dario Cristiani

The Italian exception and the evolution of Jihadism in the Mediterranean

As everyone working in the Academia knows, trying to write during the teaching semester is always somewhat challenging. Indeed, I have not managed to write as much as hoped during the past few months. However, I have still managed to … Continue reading

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AQIM at 10 and other works

Greetings from Tunis, where I am spending a few months to do some research before returning to my Fall teaching routine. At the moment, I am working on a few, rather diverse projects, and I hope I can give you … Continue reading

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Consolidating pluralism under the terrorist threat: the Tunisian case and the Algerian experience

At the end of 2016, I published a research/policy article on European View, analysing the current Tunisian troubled, but still successful, path to consolidate democracy to the Algerian experience of the ’80s and ’90s. Below you can find the conclusions, … Continue reading

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The internal and external Algerian thorns

I have recently published two analyses on Algeria for the Jamestown Foundation. The first one, published in early December, dealt with the Libyan problems and how Algiers is trying to exert “Influence Without Interference“, sticking to its traditional foreign policy … Continue reading

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The three-hour Turkish putsch ​

After a very particular evening following the news, let’s also post here the considerations I wrote in Italian on my other website on Turkey’s hectic night. My plan was to start posting again on here as well, the events forced … Continue reading

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