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2014 Doing Business in Algeria Conference Concludes in Washington

Sasha Toperich | Posted 10.30.2014 | World
Sasha Toperich

U.S. companies have significant presence in Algeria's oil and gas industry but they are gearing to expand their footprint in Algeria in other sectors, and this superbly organized road show greatly assisted the effort.

Exporting Community Colleges: A Pathway To Economic And Social Mobility For Emerging Markets

Dr. Rich Haney | Posted 06.17.2014 | Impact
Dr. Rich Haney

Community colleges could serve as an important model in building the educational infrastructure to support these emerging economies. Community colleges serve as a gateway to economic and social prosperity and provide a return on investment for both the students and the communities in which they live.

Microaggressions Weigh Heavy on the Heart

Nashwa Lina Khan | Posted 06.11.2014 | Education
Nashwa Lina Khan

They could champion me; I was the brown girl at student senate representing what otherwise looked like a very homogeneous white space. I was Muslim, but not "scary Muslim."

How the Maghreb Can Help Improve US Higher Education

Russell Beard | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Russell Beard

I understand higher education, I have spent the last 14 years of my life dedicated to it, which has always been ironic since my own education is not what they would say measures up. But here I was, part of a delegation asked to speak with four North African nations about partnerships and opportunities to advance their higher education sector.

Enhancing Security Cooperation in Western Maghreb

Magnus Norell | Posted 04.19.2014 | World
Magnus Norell

On February 18, Moroccan King Mohammad IV, is visiting Mali. The trip is part of an ongoing Moroccan strategy to use a 'soft-power' approach in dealings with her neighbors to the South and South-West.

From Tunisia to Egypt: The Great Confiscation, Part 1

Ayoub Massoudi | Posted 09.28.2013 | World
Ayoub Massoudi

The Tunisian political landscape cannot be analyzed and understood in its full complexity without putting it against the regional and global context of "the Arab revolutions," these social and political turmoil that made it possible to decapitate two of the most despotic and corrupt regimes in the Arab region.

Marhaba! Introducing Al Huffington Post Maghreb

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Arianna Huffington

I'm delighted to announce the launch of Al Huffington Post Maghreb, a French-language edition of The Huffington Post covering the Maghreb countries -- Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria. Just last month we launched our first Asian edition, in Japan, and now we're thrilled to be bringing The Huffington Post to Africa, inviting people in the Maghreb to add their voices to the growing global conversation. And there is a tremendous opportunity for Al Huffington Post Maghreb to do its part to contribute to the consolidation of the region's young democracy. It's an opportunity underscored by the countless bloggers already at work in the region, at a time when free expression is not a given, but more of a work in progress. The changes in the region have created a new generation of citizens, electrified by all the new possibilities. And Al Huffington Maghreb wants to tell and share their stories.

What We Will Be

Kader A. Abderrahim | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Kader A. Abderrahim

Al Huffington Post Maghreb is a news website with a dual purpose: to deliver "hot" news, occurring every day, happy or sad, serious or light-hearted. We will do this with ambition and professionalism, while seeking a unique approach to make this information more attractive.

Mali's Fragile Elephant Population at Risk

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 05.25.2013 | Green
Stefan Simanowitz

Having survived the harsh conditions of the desert and peacefully and coexisting alongside the local populations for centuries, the current political instability and its consequences is yet another stress to this elephant population, already at the limit of its endurance.

Why Algeria Did Not Distinguish Between Expatriates and Its Citizens at In Amenas

Geoff D. Porter | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
Geoff D. Porter

While foreigners are welcome in Algeria, they are made to understand that they are not only subject to the government's laws and its rules and regulations, but also to the state's broader objectives.

Military Intervention in Mali: Military Logistics and Human Costs

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

Whilst equipment, intelligence, training and support from American, British and French special forces will add steel to the operation, it will nevertheless involve difficult desert fighting conditions against a well-armed enemy.

Are We On the Right Track?

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 12.06.2012 | World
Valerie Berset-Price

I applaud the concept of a unified region in the Middle East that would promote economic growth to millions of people in need. But it is once again an effort from the West to push a region to emulate its trading pattern. The West is not in the same turmoil as the MENA region.

Fortress Algeria

Geoff D. Porter | Posted 12.12.2012 | World
Geoff D. Porter

To understand why the U.S. sees Algeria as such an attractive solution to North African and Saharan instability, and to understand how many Algerians view their own country, it is useful to sketch a rough portrait.

AFRICOM's Effective Public Diplomacy Venue

Philip Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Seib

One of the most impressive online U.S. public diplomacy venues is Magharebia, a website and news service for North Africans that is published by the ...

Egypt: The Next Volcano?

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Egypt is facing a potential political eruption that could rock the entire Mideast and seriously undermine US domination of the strategic region.

North African Bloggers; Activists Blossom Despite Constraints

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Eighteen North African bloggers gathered in Rabat last week for a workshop on writing and social media, despite censorship problems and various technical constraints in the Maghreb region.