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Algeria Resource Library

Armed Islamist Movements and Political Violence in Algeria
Mohammed M. Hafez
This article investigates the formation of the principal armed Islamist groups in Algeria - the GIA and AIS - and their justification for armed struggle. Furthermore, it investigates the extent of…
Al-Qaeda in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb
Gregory A. Smith
This paper is organized into four chapters that focus on the terrorist group Al Qaeda in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). The four chapters examine different facets of the collective…
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Building Regional Border Security Cooperation: Lessons from the Maghreb
James Cohen, Leanne McKay, and Joyce A. Kasee
The Maghreb countries of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia face threats to their borders from transnational illicit networks, such as terrorist groups and criminal organizations. To address these threats…
Focus on Leaders? Insights from the Algerian Experience
Dario Cristiani
The Algerian experience shows that fighting terrorism and extremism requires a plurality of instruments rather than a simple focus on a single instrument, as this kind of threat is intrinsically…
Women Resisting Terror: Imaginaries of Violence in Algeria (1966–2002)
Maria Flood
This article charts the roles and representations of Algerian Women as both agents and victims of violence in the War of Independence (1956–1962) and the Algerian Civil War of the 1990s in which the…
Insurgency Theory and the Conflict in Algeria: A Theoretical Analysis
William H. Miller
In the early nineties it was widely feared that Algeria was on the verge of an Islamic revolution. These fears proved to be unfounded. This article seeks to explain the failure of the insurgency to…

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