Gas-Desperate EU has Eyes for Algeria, But Washington Is Playing Wicked Stepmother

Gas-Desperate EU has Eyes for Algeria, But Washington Is Playing Wicked Stepmother

For energy-starved EU, Algeria is no longer a metaphoric dependable girl next door. She’s suddenly blossomed into a hottie who gets chased after by all her divorced former classmates at the high school reunion. Just a year ago French President Emmanuel Macron could hardly bother to give the former North African French colony the time…

Macron’s Attempt to Exploit Algerian Gas Unlikely to Succeed

Macron’s Attempt to Exploit Algerian Gas Unlikely to Succeed

Amid the search for diversification of energy sources, France seems ready to resume some of its colonial ties with Algeria. The African country is an important gas producer and can help Europe with supplies at this time of widespread shortages as consequence of anti-Russian sanctions. However, it remains to be seen whether it is in…

Morocco Now Emerging as New Gateway for ‘Huge’ Flows of African Immigrants Into EU, Experts Fear

Morocco Now Emerging as New Gateway for ‘Huge’ Flows of African Immigrants Into EU, Experts Fear

A number of analysts claim that Rabat is using the build-up of African immigrants in its northern enclave which borders the Spanish one as a game of blackmail. Morocco’s border with Spain is beginning to emerge as Europe’s new soft underbelly with new flows of immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa expected to head for its border…

Relations between Russia and Algeria are Developing Rapidly

Relations between Russia and Algeria are Developing Rapidly

Unlike Europe, Russia did not leave a colonial imprint on the Arab world. Moreover, it was Moscow that in the previous century was actively involved in decolonization, in freeing many Arab states from their previous political and economic dependence on the West, in creating their own economies and policies independent of Europe. Russian-Arab cooperation received…