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 ALGERIA PROTEST
Avoiding Algeria in Egypt
The military coup that has overthrown Egypt’s first democratically elected president and led to the arrests of Muslim Brotherhood leaders across the country poses an enormous danger not only for Egypt’s democratic transition, but for the democratic hopes of the entire Arab world as well.
Alvaro Vasconcelos
The security services in Lebanon and Syria: The mark of the French architect
The security services in Lebanon and Syria: The mark of the French architect
The article examines the historical role of France in the creation of security services in the Levant. It analyses how the sector has been reorganized after the independence. In both Syria and Lebanon, the French presence has perpetuated communitarianism, which appears as the main challenge in the structure of the security institutions.
Konrad Sztyler

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