Questioning Algeria's Non-Interventionism Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015
Given its colonial history, Algeria does not want foreign powers involving themselves in internal affairs.
Likewise, Algiers refrains from military intervention outside its borders. Non-interventionism has even been written into the country's constitution. However, given how serious the region's situation has become, marked by the rise of different jihadist groups, this principle could be reconsidered.
Algeria’s adherence to non-interventionism
The advantages of maintaining a clear policy
The disadvantages of a rigid policy stance
New threats pose new tests for Algeria’s non-interventionism stance
Signs of softening?
Two tickling clocks
Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015