Blog entries from: The Moor Next Door

Maghreb Affairs :: Geopolitics :: International Relations

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July 20 2014

From The Moor Next Door Sun Jul 20 2014, 11:32:25

This blogger published a brief piece for World Politics Review on vulnerabilities and risks in light of the re-election of Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz in Mauritania, and continued western support for his government. Aziz is seen as a reliable counterterrorism partner in much of the west and Algiers. There are many things at work that make him an effective [...]

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From The Moor Next Door Sun Jul 20 2014, 11:32:25

This blogger published a brief piece for World Politics Review on vulnerabilities and risks in light of the re-election of Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz in Mauritania, and continued western support for his government. Aziz is seen as a reliable counterterrorism partner in much of the west and Algiers. There are many things at work that make him an effective [...]

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April 16 2014

From The Moor Next Door Wed Apr 16 2014, 15:20:52

Late last year this blogger published a partial analysis of the discourse and geopolitical focus areas of El Djeich, the official journal of the Algerian military for a trade journal (readers may inquire if they like via the 'About This Blog' page). The piece focused on 2012 as a year of crisis for the region and Algeria [...]

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From The Moor Next Door Wed Apr 16 2014, 15:20:52

Late last year this blogger published a partial analysis of the discourse and geopolitical focus areas of El Djeich, the official journal of the Algerian military for a trade journal (readers may inquire if they like via the 'About This Blog' page). The piece focused on 2012 as a year of crisis for the region and Algeria [...]

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April 9 2014

From The Moor Next Door Wed Apr 9 2014, 17:26:21

In the comments accompanying the FLN party sketch posted to this blog yesterday, this blogger wrote in passing that the RND (an FLN spin off that emerged in 1997 and has been the secondary party in the ruling coalition since) was organized on lines similar to the FLN. It has never been as powerful as the [...]

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From The Moor Next Door Wed Apr 9 2014, 17:26:21

In the comments accompanying the FLN party sketch posted to this blog yesterday, this blogger wrote in passing that the RND (an FLN spin off that emerged in 1997 and has been the secondary party in the ruling coalition since a kind of backup singer for the ex-parti unique) was organized on lines similar to the [...]

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April 8 2014

From The Moor Next Door Tue Apr 8 2014, 18:54:02

The image below is a sketch of the FLN party structure as described here, on its website. This description differs from past descriptions in some academic texts as well as on the party's old website and in some flyers from several years ago. Past descriptions describe a larger number of committees for a wider variety [...]

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From The Moor Next Door Tue Apr 8 2014, 18:54:02

The image below is a sketch of the FLN party structure as described here, on its website. This description differs from past descriptions in some academic texts as well as on the party's old website and in some flyers from several years ago. Past descriptions describe a larger number of committees for a wider variety [...]

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April 7 2014

From The Moor Next Door Mon Apr 7 2014, 17:33:54

Prêcher dans le désert: islam politique et changement social en Mauritanie (Karthala, 2013) by Zekeria Ould Ahmed Salem, the preeminent scholar working on political Islam and religious social movements in Mauritania, chronicles the history of Mauritania's Islamist sub-cultures and political trends from the time of independence through the present. It brings together two decades of work [...]

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From The Moor Next Door Mon Apr 7 2014, 17:33:54

Prêcher dans le désert: islam politique et changement social en Mauritanie (Karthala, 2013) by Zekeria Ould Ahmed Salem, the preeminent scholar working on political Islam and religious social movements in Mauritania, chronicles the history of Mauritania's Islamist sub-cultures and political trends from the time of independence through the present. It brings together two decades of work [...]

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