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 some more updates very soon. In the meantime, I have published a few works for... Continue Reading →

North African Jihadism and the Post-Mali Conflict Environment

I actually don't have time to focus on my blog (people who know me have a clue why). However, two weeks ago I published another piece with the Jamestown Foundation on the directions in North African Jihadism in the post-Mali conflict environment: The French-led intervention in Mali changed the strategic environment of the region. For AQIM... Continue Reading →

Mali, Foreign Intervention, Algeria

My latest article for the Jamestown Foundation: The attack on the gas facility at In Amenas highlighted two major problems that will rise to the top of the Algerian government’s policy agenda over the next few weeks: Although Algeria is the strongest of the states of the Maghreb/Sahel region, the length of its borders and... Continue Reading →

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 picture and the increasing domestic troubles facing by the Algerian government could represent a major... Continue Reading →

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