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Laurence Aida Ammour

Laurence Aida Ammour

Laurence Aïda Ammour is an Algerian sociologist and political analyst in International Security and Defence Affairs. She is currently a Research Associate at Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB),Spain, and at GéopoliSudconsultance, and works on issues concerning the Maghreb and Sahara-Sahel areas.

State-backed armed governance in the Sahel stirs ethnic conflicts

Sahelian states facing instability might be better served by opening dialogue with jihadist groups than arming their populations.

Is a renewed Algerian regional diplomacy emerging?

In recent years, Algeria’s influence has progressively deteriorated. The Mali crisis might be the first real test for Algeria’s new-look regional diplomacy.

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