“No Man left behind”: not really

It’s a tragic story few people hear from. Since the coalition’s massive withdrawal, Afghanistan is in a worst shape than when the first U.S soldiers had set foot in the Taliban stronghold. Indeed, after losing more than 3,500 of its own – 2400 of whom are American – the alliance decided to leave for good, […]

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Shamima Bagum or the headlong rush

As ISIS fights for its last square meters of ground in Baghouz, Syria, for many countries, especially European, the ashes of the terrorist organization have left a major challenge behind: the return of hundreds of men and women to their home countries, after years serving under the banner of the so-called Islamic state. For the […]

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The Youth and the wheelchair: are we witnessing Bouteflika’s farewell?

For the first time in 20 years of reign, tens of thousands of Algerians marched on Friday 22th to express their dissatisfaction following the controversial announcement of Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s fifth presidential candidacy. After suffering a severe stroke in 2013, Algeria’s current president was left in a wheelchair and critics around his health condition kept surging […]

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Seeing the “migratory crisis” differently: the Libyan case [1/3]

TRANSLATED BY CELIA GUIVARCH AND PROOFREAD BY CHARLOTTE FORD This series of three articles is the result of a year-long geopolitical research project carried out at the French Geopolitics Institute (IFG), under the supervision of Mr. Ali Bensâad, a famous researcher and Libya specialist. This nearly 150-page project is based on a dense documentary corpus […]

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