Opinion

Our team of analysts are experts in Arab societies who provide nuanced opinions on latest regional developments.

How Algeria’s changes may impact Morocco

The situation in Algeria is rapidly changing. The resignation of former-president Bouteflika was recently announced. The military have taken control …

How eurocentrism hinders ‘international development’

It is problematic to assume that we, as a globe, are on a unidirectional path of development. To say that …

Bouteflika should retire with dignity

This time last year, Arab Millennial wrote an article on what to expect in Algeria after Bouteflika’s presidency ends. We …

Algerian women on social media

One of the few vivid memories from my upbringing in Algeria was when I was in the first year of …

Yemen’s war is far from over

One of the Middle East’s bloodiest battles is also one of the most overlooked. It is not in Syria or …

Zakzaky: Nigeria’s Shi’i cleric under illegal detention

*** this is an edited and syndicated piece originally published by Abbas Farshori in The Best of Africa *** A …

How religious leaders can help facilitate dialogue

The paradoxical relationship between religion, politics and conflict is a contentious issue within political science and has garnered much debate …

Saif al-Islam: where is Gaddafi’s son?

The fate of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi remains uncertain. Saif al-Islam had been held by militia in the town of Zintan since his …

Murad and Kavanaugh: contrasting accounts of global justice

It is a great disgrace that we, as humans, somehow became immune to heinous acts of sexual violence. In fact, …

Post-Brexit Britain: a dance with dictators

Since the Brexit referendum results were announced, and the subsequent months of continuous bitter negotiating, various political analysts, journalists and …

China is ramping up investment in Africa

While the world is busy with proxy wars in Syria and Yemen, immigration to Europe & Donald Trump’s Twitter account, …

Djibouti: Saudi’s first foreign military base

In recent years, there has been a race to secure a foothold in the Horn of Africa. I went into …