A Concise History of Political Violence in Algeria 1954-2000: Bk. 2 - Brothers in Faith, Enemies in Arms (North African Studies S. v. 3b)
By: Abder-Rahmane Derradji (author)Hardback
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This study investigates the impact of historical and political violence on war and post-war eras, and further diagnoses the unsolved crisis vis-?-vis other dynamic forces in Algerian society. It also fully examines Islamic trends and roles, as well as their changing patterns during the war of independence. It explores strategy and guerrilla tactics on the Algerian battlefield, and how conventional armed forces and special units are responding.
The FLNs historical legacy and its implications for post-war Algeria; the Islamic factor during and after the war - features, patterns and post-war FLN; French counter-guerilla strategy between deficiency and long-term efficiency; the untold story of French long-term strategy in Algeria and beyond; the rise and fall of the National Liberation Front in Algeria, 1962 - 92; the National Liberation Front versus the Islamic Salvation Front; the Islamic Salvation Front strategy and tactics; political violence prior to the January coup of 1992 and beyond; the Algerian army in politics - eradicators versus conciliators; the international dimension of the Algerian crisis.
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