Too Close for Comfort: How Algeria Faces the Libyan Conflict

By
Jalel Harchaoui
Publications
Briefing Paper
Arabic
English

The conflict that toppled former Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi in 2011 has affected Algeria in various ways. As a neighbour and a regional power, Algeria has largely looked to dialogue and engagement, playing a key role in international efforts to stabilize Libya. But the chaos that often characterizes its neighbour has moved Algiers to modify some of its long-held principles to ensure its interests are protected. Too Close for Comfort: How Algeria Faces the Libyan Conflict—a Briefing Paper by the Survey's Security Assessment in North Africa (SANA) project—analyzes Algeria’s response to events in Libya and offers insight into future prospects.

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Keywords: SANA conflict