North African Dispatches
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Friday, January 27, 2012 10:11 - 0 Comments
In his latest column, Imad Mesdoua looks at the current situation in Western Sahara in the aftermath of the re-election last month of Mohamed Abdelaziz as chairman of the POLISARIO movement.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Wednesday, December 28, 2011 19:06 - 0 CommentsIn the second instalment of a two-part essay, Imad Mesdoua reflects on the Arab Spring's implications for African Unity in the wake of this year's upheavals in Sudan, Côte d'Ivoire and Libya.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Wednesday, December 7, 2011 7:32 - 0 CommentsIn the first of a two-part series examining the likely effects of the 2011 Arab uprisings on the prospects for closer African unity, Imad Mesdoua reviews the obstacles and openings facing Pan-Maghreb integration.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:38 - 7 CommentsIn his latest column, Imad Mesdoua argues the Arab Spring could present a perfect opportunity for women across the Arab world to achieve a long-overdue breakthrough in their fight for equality.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Thursday, November 3, 2011 12:00 - 1 CommentIn this week's column, Imad Mesdoua reflects on the context and repercussions of the Palestinians' successful bid to join UNESCO.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:45 - 1 CommentThis week, millions of Tunisians lined up at polling stations to vote in their country's first ever open, democratic elections. In his latest column, Imad Mesdoua considers the significance of the occasion and what lies ahead for the country and the region.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Wednesday, October 12, 2011 13:22 - 0 CommentsIn a fortnight, Tunisians will head to the polls for their country's first ever democratic elections. In his latest column, Imad Mesdoua, reports on the hopes and dangers lying ahead.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Wednesday, September 7, 2011 19:07 - 6 CommentsIn his latest column, Imad Mesdoua, surveying the latest developments in Libya, embarks on an impassioned attack on the widespread tendency of Arab governments, and populations, to use external threats as pretexts for decades-long political repression and economic stagnation.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Wednesday, July 27, 2011 10:08 - 0 CommentsIn his latest column, Imad Mesdoua takes a look at the current upheavals in Morocco, including King Mohammed VI's latest reforms. Although, the monarchy has staved off a mass revolt, Mesdoua argues, the next few months will determine its chances of survival.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Wednesday, June 8, 2011 0:00 - 7 CommentsIn his latest column, Imad Mesdoua takes a look at Sarkozy's relationship with former French colonies in North Africa, from his days as a populist interior minister, to his ailing presidency, informed by unreconstructed neo-colonialism, opportunistic interventionism and cultural insensitivity.
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