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Cradle of Resistance: Algeria’s Kabylia Region

THE CITY AND HARBOR OF ALGIERS, ALGERIA

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Kabylia is a formidable mountainous region just east of Algiers. Its isolated mountains have provided safe haven for the local Berbers for centuries making it a difficult place for foreign occupiers to fully penetrate. Its cave rich landscape provides ideal cover from which to launch a guerrilla insurgency or to hold off an advancing army… More>>

Timeline: Algeria Since 1945

North Africa

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Today’s Times has a story about the relative calm in Algeria during the recent political contagion sweeping North Africa and the Middle East. It’s a bit surprising considering Algeria’s violent history since the end of WWII

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