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Veiling the Gains of Revolution: Political Islam in North Africa

(By Chris Beck, Department of History – University of Maryland at College Park) The revolutions that have toppled longstanding North African autocratic regimes have created a power vacuum, with all manner of political groups rushing to fill it. In this … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Maghreb Center Student Blog !

Welcome to the Maghreb Center Student blog, a site dedicated to the exploration of unfolding events in North Africa. Through featured articles, commentary, and analysis, we hope to look behind the headlines at the roots and causes of these events, … Continue reading

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Sharia and the Constitution in Post-Revolution Tunisia (Published in Jurist – University of Pittsburgh School of Law)

Sharia and the Constitution in Post-Revolution Tunisia, by Edsel Tupaz & Joan Martinez, JURIST – Sidebar, Jan. 10, 2012, http://jurist.org/sidebar/2012/01/tupaz-martinez-tunisia.php

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An Evolving Relationship: The EU, North Africa, and Immigration Policy

European policy has become the most significant control on Maghrebi migration because the large majority of international migration from the Maghreb is focused on Europe.  However, it is not simply about emigration from North Africa.  The number of Sub-Saharan Africans … Continue reading

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