Posts Tagged ‘algeria’

Security in the Sahara Not a Shell Game – Jean R. AbiNader

Threat not Overstated; Remedies Require “Losing Old Paradigms” Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC April 29, 2016 Contradictions are not rare in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region when it comes to politics and diplomacy. This is particularly evident in the continuing efforts to resolve the Western Sahara conflict. While all of the parties voice concern over the lack of a resolution, most, namely the Polisario and Algeria, are unwilling ...

Hope for the Western Sahara | The National Interest

Ahmed Charai, publisher of the weekly Moroccan newspaper L’Observateur and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, writes in The National Interest about Algeria’s role in stoking the Western Sahara conflict, and considers whether there is hope for change: … More than a generation since the demise of Algeria’s Soviet patron, the Polisario still ...

This Week in Maghreb and Sahel Security – Caitlin Dearing Scott

Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC January 23, 2015 As the security situation continues to deteriorate in Yemen and Libya, the same appears true on the other side of the Middle East. Despite ongoing negotiations, tensions remain rife in northern Mali. On Wednesday, the UN Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) confirmed that it responded to an armed attack against its troops by MNLA rebels in Tabankort – the site of several demonstrations and ...

Algeria, Party to Sahara Conflict, Should Get Involved In Search For Solution, Official

Moroccan Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs Mbarka Bouaida reminds the Spanish press that Algeria has not been an active participant in the effort to find a political solution to the Western Sahara dispute: Algeria is a direct party to the conflict over the Moroccan Sahara and should involve itself in the search for a solution to this problem, said Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs Mbarka Bouaida. “There is a direct ...

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and US

 .  US State Department (Washington, DC, August 6, 2014) ― Representatives of the governments of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United States met today to express their deep concern about the political and security challenges facing Libya and the impact of these challenges across North Africa and the Sahel region. We call upon all parties in Libya to adopt an immediate ceasefire and to undertake negotiations to address the ...
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