Who are the New Jihadis?

Olivier Roy. The Guardian There is something new about the jihadi terrorist violence of the past two decades. Both terrorism and jihad have existed for many years, and forms of “globalised” terror – in which highly symbolic locations or innocent Read More …

Géo-nostalgie de l’Afghanistan

Par Olivier ROY Publié dans Afghanistan-Info (Lausanne), avril 2017 Cela fait bientôt quarante ans: le coup d’état communiste d’avril 1978 a fait basculer l’Afghanistan dans une succession de guerres dont on ne voit pas la fin. Ce coup d’état bien Read More …

Once and for All a New Compromise in Libya?

More than one year after the signing of the Libyan Political Accord (LPA) in Skhirat, implementation of the agreement is impeded by obstacles which now look insurmountable. Despite efforts by Western countries and the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Read More …