North Africa

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi
North Africa Politics

Libya’s Struggle for Stability

[ezcol_1fifth][/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_3fifth] Libya today is not only a country torn apart politically, but a battlefield where armed militias attack each other with scant regard for any civilians who happen to get in their way, and a happy hunting ground for…

MPC Journal Thousands of Gazans gather during a rally to mark the 24th anniversary of Hamas - © Image: EPA.
Levant & Iraq North Africa Politics

The Tribulations of Hamas

Hamas’s fortunes have taken a turn for the worse. The de facto government of the Gaza strip suddenly finds itself in difficulties on four fronts: deteriorating external relations, including financial support; internal pressure from Islamic State (IS) supporters; disputes within…

President of Egypt Al-Sisi in military uniform talking to police and military forces in the north of Sinai – © Image: alsisiofficial on Instagram. MPC Journal
North Africa Politics

Despotism Is Not the Solution for Egypt

[ezcol_1fifth][/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_3fifth] The assassination of the man in charge of thousands of prosecutions including the controversial death sentences against Muslim Brotherhood followers paved the way for the incumbent Egyptian president for a one-time knockout against dissent and for all. Speaking…