Catégorie : Analyses

Algeria: Running on fumes

Unless oil prices go way up, Algeria is in a world of hurt. Simon Speakman Cordall, Al Monitor, Feb 18, 2021 Few were surprised when, a little over...

Algeria After Salah: Difficult Days Loom Ahead

Robert Prince, Blog, January 23, 2020 Angst and uncertainty remain heightened after the death of Algeria’s General Ahmad Gaid Salah, the country’s strongman during the transition period. The...

Algeria’s Youm Echâab – Day of the People

Rob Prince, March 15, 2019 https://robertjprince.net/2019/03/15/algerias-youm-echaab-day-of-the-people/ ______________ • “Dear USA, there is no oil left, so STAY AWAY unless you want olive oil” • “Algeria is kidnapped by...

Algeria, rising

Hugh Roberts, 10 mars 2019 The Algerian state is in crisis because the popular refusal of a fifth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has immense constitutional implications and...

Algeria and OPEC

ALGERIA AND OPEC by Hocine Malti, February 2018 Algeria has been independent since July 5, 1962. It gained its independence, after conducting a war of liberation which lasted...

OPEC and the global energy order

OPEC AND THE GLOBAL ENERGY ORDER From its Origins to the Present Time New York University ABU DHABI 18-20 April, 2017 Once upon a time, there was an...

Sonatrach: Algeria’s Energy Company, 50 Years Later

Sonatrach: Algeria’s Energy Company, 50 Years Later1 By Hocine Malti2 , December 25, 2013 In a few days, Sonatrach, the Algerian energy company, will celebrate its 50th anniversary....

Thoughts for Independent Algeria’s 50th Birthday

Thoughts for Independent Algeria’s 50th Birthday By David Porter, Saturday, June 23, 2012 http://www.zcommunications.org/thoughts-for-independent-algeria-s-50th-birthday-by-david-porter July 5, 2012 will mark Algeria’s 50th anniversary of national independence from 132 years...

Algeria. The impossible transitional justice

Algeria. The impossible transitional justice by François Gèze and Salima Mellah, Algeria-Watch, 22 decembre 2010 A paper to be published in Nadya Nedelsky and Lavinia Stan (ed.), The...

General Toufik: ‘God of Algeria’

General Toufik: ‘God of Algeria’ Could the demise of the world’s longest serving ‘intelligence chief’ be imminent? Jeremy Keenan, Al Jazeera, 29 Sep 2010 September 2010 is the...

Rachid Ramda: An Unsurprising But Disconcerting Verdict

Rachid Ramda: An Unsurprising But Disconcerting Verdict By Pascal Tourion, translated by Eleanor, Algeria-Watch, 10th November 2009 On the 13th of October at 5.30 pm, at the end...

Algeria: More Violence and “Normality”

Algeria: More Violence and “Normality” by David Porter; December 20, 2007, ZNet , http://www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?ItemID=14554 In spectacular fashion, the latest suicide attacks in Algiers confirm that nothing basic has...

The scramble for Africa’s oil

The scramble for Africa’s oil Christopher Thompson, Newstatesman, 14 June 2007 http://www.newstatesman.com/200706180024 Within a decade, the US will be heavily dependent on African oil. Little wonder the Pentagon...

Truth and justice after a brutal civil war

Truth and justice after a brutal civil war Algeria: the women speak By Wendy Kristianasen, Le Monde Diplomatique, April 2006 The 200,000 dead and 8,000 disappeared of Algeria’s...

The coming wars

THE COMING WARS What the Pentagon can now do in secret. by SEYMOUR M. HERSH, The New Yorker, Issue of 2005-01-24 and 31 Posted 2005-01-17 Two former C.I.A....

Algeria-Watch: Analyses

Analyses The scramble for Africa’s oil (Newstatesman, 14.06.07) Al-Qaeda in the Maghreb and the April 11, 2007 attacks in Algiers (F.Gèze, S. Mellah, 21.04.07) Islamist political parties and...