Politics of Algeria

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  • Characteristics Of Cultural Awareness In Africa

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    community. The level of awareness is vital to one’s survival if presented with the situation of going into an area of the unknown. The country in which is going to be discussed is a vast area with many different cultural anomalies. This country is Algeria. Culture and what it stands for is of many meanings. The one that will be discussed is what most will find in any location that they search. The definition is in short, the manifestations of human intellectual achievements. There are also characteristics

  • Political Structure Of The Government

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    presidential election every 5 years, with a limit of 2 terms per president. However, it seems as if President Bouteflika is not going to abide by that provision (Country Profile, Algeria 17). Algeria’s legislative branch is a

  • The Impact Of Colonial Rule On Women 's Independence Movement

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    commonly referred to as the Maghreb (Szekely 11/3/16). Countries in the Maghreb have experienced varying degrees of colonial influence. While Algeria experienced a large influx of colonists from France and experienced direct rule by the French, Tunisia was considered a French Protectorate. The impact of colonial rule has significantly shaped the post-independence politics of these countries and continue to play a role in the current political systems present in the Maghreb. Algerian national identity is

  • The Insurrection Of Constitution: The Insurrection Of Constitution

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    repressed by the police and the army French that an interim balance resulted in the death or disappearance of nearly 45,000 Algerians. This conflict was marked for always in the conscience of Algeria being considered since then as a "genocide" calling for the immediate "Jihad" or holy war against the infidel invader. The "insurrection of Constitution" is the first stage more bloodily in the history of the Algerian national movement. Not only the OAS opposed de Gaulle, but also the Spanish Government

  • The Arab Region

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    must realize that every country has its own specific and unique case. Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa have undergone several changes in politics but none that have caused them to transition into democratic states. The Arab world has become a region where corruption and authoritarianism has become the bulking features of politics. Analysts, historians, and political researchers have strived to find a single solution or answer to the puzzle regarding Arab exceptionalism. Arab exceptionalism

  • Conflicts And Tensions Between The French And Algerian War Between 1830-1962

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    The period between 1830 and 1962 was full of conflicts and tensions between the unstable French and Algerian government. Conflicts were based on religion, equality, nationalism, politics and terrorism. With the encouragement of European settlement, privileges and inequality appeared. As the pressure grew, new nationalistic groups were created, and sometimes they would act as a terrorist organization, just like the FLN group. Even though the problems were increasing in the French colony, there was

  • An Examination of the Factors of Algerian Foreign Policy

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    possible conditions to achieve its objectives. An examination of any country’s foreign policy must, if only by way of background, take into consideration the past, for history itself often determines the boundaries within which current politics evolve. In the case of Algeria, colonial history gave rise to many determinants which still exercise pertinent influences on Algerian foreign policy: factors whose origins lie in the past but which continue to impact contemporary policy. The roots of independent

  • The Influence of the FLN on De Gaulle and Algeria's Independence

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    activities of FLN influence De Gaulle and what other factors can be identified which led to his surprising decision to grant independence to Algeria? Introduction 1. The Algerian War of Independence (1954–62) was a period of guerrilla strikes, maquis fighting, terrorism against civilians on both sides, and riots between the French army and colonists in Algeria and the FLN (Front de Libération

  • Perception Of Cultures In The Plague By Albert Camus

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    culture is one of these recurrently omitted cultures. Algeria is an Arabic and French speaking, North African country bordering the Mediterranean Sea with several cities of European influence. The country is one of contrast and contradiction through its culture, through things such as language spoken, traditions or beliefs practiced. The culture is heavily influenced by religion with over 99 percent of the population being Sunni Muslims. Algeria is a country of both traditional and modern Muslim cultures

  • The End Of The Second World War

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    Colonization was launched to promote a new vision of economic and social development; for colonial route of trade, to search for gold, a place to live for dissidents, building a prestigious image, or for neutralizing a pirate state like France in Algeria. Even though the colonial expansion had a lot of opposition and was largely considered a waste of money and military efforts, but also it had influential supporters, proclaiming it would bring liberty and civilization to the world. On the eve of the