Category Archives: Islamism

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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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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AQIM Operational Revival in Algeria

My latest piece for the Jamestown Foundation, focused on the operational revival of AQIM in Algeria: Whether this acceleration in AQIM operations in Algeria will be effective in reviving the fortunes of the Algerian militants is unclear. The worsening regional … Continue reading

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