Writings by Topic: North Africa

Press Releases
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MEF Uncovers Obama-era Scandal; Congress Investigates News from the Middle East ForumOctober 16, 2018
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
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Exiling Hamas Is a Good Idea, but to Where Matters Washington ExaminerJanuary 9, 2024
Are Borders Back in Europe? The American MindDecember 12, 2023
Libya's Anti-Israel Protests Fueled by Rage at Unelected Leaders Clinging to Power The Times of IsraelAugust 29, 2023
1786: America's First Brush with Islamic Jihad The StreamMarch 28, 2023
Israel, Morocco, and the Western Sahara: How to Strengthen the Abraham Accords The Jerusalem PostFebruary 14, 2023
Legacy Media: Italy's New PM Is a 'Neo-Fascist.' But, No, She Isn't Focus on Western IslamismOctober 27, 2022
Israel Reaps Fruits Sown by Abraham Accords Two Years Ago The Jerusalem PostSeptember 18, 2022
Farce or Progress? Macron Tries to Expel an Islamist Focus on Western IslamismSeptember 9, 2022
Tunisia's Constitutional Referendum Has Regional Implications The Jerusalem PostJuly 25, 2022
Morocco-Israel Relationship Flourishes in New Peace Era The Jerusalem PostJuly 21, 2022
The Liberation of the Arabs From the Global Left Tablet MagazineJuly 11, 2022
Biden Builds on the Abraham Accords The Jerusalem PostJune 30, 2022
Can Libya Overcome Another Round of Chaotic Infighting? The Jerusalem PostJune 21, 2022
Islamic University Head Whitewashes Muslim Conquests The American ThinkerMay 6, 2022
How Can New Saudi-Turkey Ties Impact the Middle East? The Jerusalem PostMay 1, 2022
Misselling Tunisia's Salafis The Investigative Project on TerrorismJune 10, 2020
Erdoğan's Libya Campaign: Another Neo-Ottoman Design The Gatestone InstituteJune 3, 2020
Tunisia's Islamists Seek American Support The Daily WireOctober 4, 2019
Why Didn't Algeria Light a New Fuse By Now? The Jerusalem PostMarch 15, 2019
"Islamophobic" Cartoons from the Arab World Raymondibrahim.comApril 26, 2018
Moroccan ex-Guantánamo Detainee Mohammed Mizouz Identified In Syria Syria CommentDecember 22, 2013
Moroccan Ex-Guantánamo Detainees Fighting in Syria's Civil War JihadologySeptember 18, 2013
The 'Sex Jihad' Investigative Project on TerrorismJune 18, 2013
Islamism's Unity in Tunisia National Review OnlineOctober 30, 2012
Looking at Tunisia The American SpectatorOctober 18, 2012
More on the Slaughtered Convert to Christianity Jihad WatchJune 5, 2012
Graphic Video: Muslims Slaughter Convert to Christianity in Tunisia Gatestone InstituteJune 4, 2012
South Sudan, Israel's New Ally The Washington TimesJanuary 3, 2012
Tunisian Elections and the Road to the Caliphate Jihad WatchOctober 27, 2011
Instability Spreading The American SpectatorSeptember 19, 2011
North Sudan: What next? The Jerusalem PostJuly 11, 2011
Mohammed Bouazizi, Historical Figure National Review OnlineApril 20, 2011
Turmoil in Tunisia The Washington TimesJanuary 18, 2011
Modernity Starts Here - Tunisia Middle East TimesAugust 19, 2008
Chattel Slavery in Sudan DanielPipes.orgJune 2002
The Second Battle For Algiers The Jewish TimesSeptember 30, 1994
Algerian Time Bomb Washington PostAugust 11, 1994
Articles in Middle East Quarterly
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Tunisia's Fragile Post-Revolutionary Order Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2016
Is Morocco Immune to Upheaval? Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2012
Tunisia's Morning After Middle East QuarterlySummer 2011
Morocco's Berbers and Israel Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2011
Dissident Watch: Ferhat Mehenni Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
Western Sahara and the Self-Determination Debate Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
Dissident Watch: Mohsen Marzouk Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Mohamed Sifaoui: "I Consider Islamism to Be Fascism" Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Neila Charchour Hachicha: "Tunisia's Election Was Undemocratic at All Levels." Middle East QuarterlySummer 2005
Islamism, Moroccan-Style: The Ideas of Sheikh Yassine Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
The Tunisian Model Middle East QuarterlyFall 2001
"Christianity Is Life" Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
Sudan - Civil War and Genocide Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2001
Anwar N. Haddam: An Islamist Vision for Algeria Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1996
Algeria Faces the Rough Beast Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1995
Containing Algeria's Fallout through Prosperity Middle East QuarterlyJune 1995
Algerian Crisis, Western Choices Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1994
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La Fin du Judaïsme en terres d'Islam Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2024
Empire on the Seine: The Policing of North Africans in Paris, 1925-1975 Middle East QuarterlyFall 2022
The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa. The Impact of World War II Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2021
The Holocaust and North Africa Middle East QuarterlySummer 2019
Berber Government: The Kabyle Polity in Pre-Colonial Algeria Middle East QuarterlySpring 2018
Memorias del cautiverio y Costumbres, ritos y gobiernos de Berbería: según el relato de un jesuita del siglo XVII [Memories of the Captivity and Customs, Rites and Governments of Barbary: According to the Story of a Seventeenth Century Jesuit] Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2018
We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2016
A History of Modern Tunisia, 2nd ed. Middle East QuarterlyFall 2014
North Africa: Politics, Region, and the Limits of Transformation Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust's Long Reach into Arab Lands Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Arab Reform and Foreign Aid: Lessons from Morocco Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Victory in Tripoli: How America's War with the Barbary Pirates Established the U.S. Navy and Shaped a Nation Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Morocco: The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges Middle East QuarterlySummer 2006
Sudan: The Contemporary Middle East Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
The Battlefield: Algeria 1988-2002: Studies in a Broken Polity Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
The State and Global Change: The Political Economy of Transition in the Middle East and North Africa Middle East QuarterlyFall 2002
The Berbers and the Islamic State: The Marinid Experience in Pre-Protectorate Morocco Middle East QuarterlySummer 2001
France and Algeria: A History of Decolonization and Transformation Middle East QuarterlySpring 2001
Serving the Master: Slavery and Society in Nineteenth Century Morocco Middle East QuarterlyDecember 1999
Unbowed: An Algerian Woman Confronts Islamic Fundamentalism Middle East QuarterlyJune 1999
Economic Challenges Facing Middle Eastern and North African Countries: Alternative Futures Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
Prospects for Middle Eastern and North African Economies: From Boom to Bust and Back? Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1998
Algeria: The Next Fundamentalist State? Middle East QuarterlySeptember 1997
Audio, Video and Transcripts
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Challenges Facing the States of North Africa MEF WireNovember 3, 2011
Righteous Muslims MEF WireDecember 11, 2006
Slavery in the Sudan MEF WireNovember 7, 2000
Middle East Forum Blog
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Is Islamism Doomed? June 23, 2016
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Alberto M. Fernandez: Sudan at the Crossroads Middle East Forum WebinarDecember 9, 2022
Paul Miller: What Does Just War Theory Say about the Middle East? Middle East Forum WebinarMarch 25, 2022
Michel Gurfinkiel on the Reverse Colonization of France Middle East Forum WebinarAugust 22, 2020