Archive For The “Abdennour Toumi” Category

Why General Ali Ghediri’s candidacy is way too early? 

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Why General Ali Ghediri’s candidacy is way too early? 

Why General Ali Ghediri’s candidacy is way too early? A retired-General who wants to revolutionize Algeria’s political establishment, he has a story to tell, so let history be the judge. By Abdennour Toumi  I want to ask retired General Ali Ghediri, former Human Resources Director at the Algerian Defense Ministry, to give one reason why…

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Algeria’s State: Between Deep State’s Denial and Opposition’s Delusion

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Algeria’s State: Between Deep State’s Denial and Opposition’s Delusion

Algeria’s State: Between Deep State’s Denial and Opposition’s Delusion Political debate between competing interests does not necessarily have a malign effect on the search for accountability. By Abdennour Toumi Last week Algeria’s ruling coalition endorsed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate in the April, 2019 Presidential election, despite his poor health — however, the 82-year-old…

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Algeria Migration Policy: National Security Concerns Vs. Humanitarian Morality 

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Algeria Migration Policy: National Security Concerns Vs. Humanitarian Morality 

Algeria Migration Policy: National Security Concerns Vs. Humanitarian Morality  Algeria’s migration policy reflects the interdependence of its domestic national security and to some extent regional foreign policy priorities and objectives. By Abdennour Toumi  The first ever international agreement on the migration crisis aimed at coordinating action on migration around the world was signed by a…

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The Islamic Republic of Iran: Forty Years Later

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The Islamic Republic of Iran: Forty Years Later

The Islamic Republic of Iran: Forty Years Later Forty years later, neither the tears of the Arab regimes nor the rise of Israeli alarms have stopped the expansion of Iran’s nuclear program and hegemony in the region. By Abdennour Toumi  With the Iraqi quagmire, the Syrian imbroglio, and the Afghanistan cul-de-sac, the U.S. and the…

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How Political Incorrectness Made Algerians Hate Politics 

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How Political Incorrectness Made Algerians Hate Politics 

How Political Incorrectness Made Algerians Hate Politics  The opium though turns out to be pure honey for the fans’ throats to manifest their anger and challenge the cynicism and the narcissism of their “leaders.” By Abdennour Toumi  Four months before the April, 2019 Presidential election, where President Bouteflika is running for a fifth-term, despite all…

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French Protests Want More Brioche and Less Croutons 

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French Protests Want More Brioche and Less Croutons 

French Protests Want More Brioche and Less Croutons  In a democracy, legality, electability and accountability are the foundation of a political party. By Abdennour Toumi  French President Macron, in a conciliatory tone on Monday night, offered a minimum wage rise, tax-free bonuses and reversal of pension charge, yet the majority of the “Yellow Vests” protests…

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