Having been formed in large part by the legacy of the post-independence diplomatic process, by forced withdrawal during the civil war and fixation on a few regional issues, Algerian diplomacy has to redefine itself in a rapidly changing world.
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The “One Belt, One Road” – Strategic Implications of a Chinese Infrastructure Network in Eurasia Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015
China’s “One Belt, One Road” project, also known as the “New Silk Road”, aims to create a vast infrastructure network connecting three continents, with China playing the central role.
Algeria’s Permanent State of Economic Crisis (1999-2015) Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015
When President Bouteflika came to power in 1999, he sought to liberalise the country’s economy. But these reforms were reversed after only a few years.
Successive attempts to institutionalise Islam in France have not resulted in an entirely satisfactory outcome.
Since gaining independence in 1960, Somalia has enjoyed only a few periods of stability.
Turkey and the Armenian Genocide: from Denial to Recognition? Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015
At the close of World War I, denial of the Armenian genocide became a central point in Turkey’s official doctrine.
Revisiting Relations 100 Years After the Armenian Genocide Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015
The 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide will not mark a great historical moment in Armenian-Turkish relations.
The European Union (EU) has been trying to establish a common European asylum system for fifteen years. This project has been stalled by disagreements between states, each looking out for its own national interests.