Catégorie : Analyses

DRS, GIA and Impunity

DRS, GIA and Impunity Mohammed Samraoui, July 2003 (translation from french) Mohammed Samraoui, ex-colonel of the Algerian Secret Services (DRS), ex-right hand man of the chief counterspy Smaïn...

The contest for memory

The contest for memory Both France and Britain are struggling to come to terms with the bloody record of their empires. Naima Bouteldja and Stuart Hodkinson, The Guardian,...

El Para, the Maghreb’s Bin Laden

Who staged the tourist kidnappings? El Para, the Maghreb’s Bin Laden The mysterious El Para affair in Algeria may prove that the Maghreb has become a target for...

Algeria’s Tragic Contradictions

Democratization in the Middle East Algeria’s Tragic Contradictions Lahouari Addi, Journal of Democracy 7.3 (1996) 94-107 Democratization is the order of the day in the Third World, but...

Torture in Algeria: Past Acts that Haunt France

TORTURE IN ALGERIA: PAST ACTS THAT HAUNT FRANCE Liberty, equality and colony By Olivier Le Cour Grandmaison , Le Monde Diplomatique, June 2001 The war in Algeria has...