NORTH AFRICA

 


September 2007

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


Contents

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Algeria


Internet Resources

Algeria.  CIA World Factbook 2007.
Available online at:  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ag.html
General information about each country.

Algeria.  Background Notes.  February 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/8005.htm
"These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states."

Algeriacom. 
Available online at:  http://www.algeria.com/
Includes news from Algeria.

Arab Net.
Available online at:  http://www.arab.net/
Has general information about the Arab countries of Africa:  Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia. Includes Arab View which is a collection of articles written by leading journalists and editors in the Middle East.

Exercise Strengthens Maritime Partnerships with North Africa.  FDCH Regulatory Intelligence Database April 10, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=32W2436581332&site=ehost-live
A two-weeklong exercise designed to strengthen U.S. and European maritime partnerships with North Africa, began today (April 10, 2007) in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean."

Law Library of Congress.  Global Legal Information Network
Available online at:  http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/morocco.html
"A database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations.  These GLIN members contribute the official full texts of published documents to the database in their original language.  Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN."

Political Resources on the Net:  Africa.
Available online at:  http://www.politicalresources.net/africa.htm
"Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world."

Books

Africa 2006.  41st ed.  Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post, 2006.  326 p.
Gives general information about each country and a detailed history.
Book call no.:  R 916 D724a 41st ed. 2006

Arab Elites:  Negotiating the Politics of Change, edited by Volker Perthes.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004.  344 p.
Book call no.:  320.91767 A658

Beckett, Ian F.  Insurgency in Iraq:  An Historical Perspective.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, Army War College, January 2005.  21 p.
"The author compares and contrasts Iraq with previous Middle Eastern insurgencies" including Algeria.
Also available online at:  http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB592.pdf
Book call no.:  956.7043 B396i

Bennett, Clinton.  Muslims and Modernity:  An Introduction to the Issues and Debates.  New York, Continuum, 2005.  286 p.
Algeria:  A Study in Islamic Resurgence, and Bangladesh:  Culture v. Islam, pp 240-255.
Book call no.:  297.27 B471m

Beyond Shock and Awe:  Warfare in the 21st Century, edited by Eric L. Haney.  New York, Berkley Caliber, 2006.  258 p.
French Algeria and British Northern Ireland:  Legitimacy and the Rule of Law in Low-Intensity Conflict by James D. Campbell, pp 64-73.
Book call no.:  355.0335 B573

Cities of the Middle East and North Africa:  A Historical Encyclopedia, edited by R. T. Dumper and Bruce E. Stanley.  Santa Barbara, CA, ABC CLIO, 2007.  439 p.
Includes entries for the cities:  Tunis, Algiers, Oran, Tangier, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fez, Meknes, Sijilmassa,Timbuktu, and Nouadchott.
Book call no.:  307.760956 C581

Cook, David.  Understanding Jihad.  Berkeley, CA, University of California Press, 2005.  259 p.
Communique from the Armed Islamic Group (Algeria; September 8, 1995), pp 169-172.
Book call no.:  297.72 C771u

Cook, Steven A.  Ruling but Not Governing:  The Military and Political Development in Egypt, Algeria, and Turkey.  Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.  189 p.
Book call no.:  322.50961 C771r

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2005, by the United States Department of State.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  2 vols.
In two volumes, see table of contents for section on each country.
Also available online at:  http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2005/
Book call no.:  323.4 D419c 2005

Davis, Arthur D.  Back to the Basics:  An Aviation Solution to Counter-Insurgent Warfare.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 2005.  28 p.
Also available in documents with the call number M-U 43122 D2614b.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA444383
Book call no.:  355.0218 D261b

Elkhamri, Mounir.  Urban Population Control in a Counterinsurgency.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, Foreign Military Studies Office, Center of Army Lessons Learned, 2005.  72 p.
The insurgencies examined include the French experience in Algeria in the 1950s and 1960s.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA434983
Book call no.:  355.0218 E43u

Gacemi, Baya.  I, Nadia, Wife of a Terrorist.  Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press, 2006.  157 p.
Book call no.:  965.05092 G121i

Galula, David.  Pacification in Algeria, 1956-1958.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2006.  460 p.
Book call no.:  956.04642 G181p

Globalization, Violent Conflict and Self-Determination, edited by Valpy FitzGerald and others.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  270 p. (St. Anthony's Series)
Multiple Causes of Conflict in Algeria:  National Identity, Inequality and Political Islam by Cathie Lloyd, pp 179-202.
Book call no.:  303.6091724 G562

House, Jim and MacMaster, Neil.  Paris 1961:  Algerians, State Terror, and Memory.  Oxford, United Kingdom, Oxford University Press, 2006.  375 p.
Book call no.:  944.361 H8422p

Jane's Sentinel:  Security Assessment North Africa.  Issue 17.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2006.  789 p.
For each country includes information such as:  country profile, geography, natural resources, demography, infrastructure, internal affairs, external affairs, defence budget, armed forces, army, air force, navy, security and foreign forces, procurement, defence production and R&D, and main economic indicators.
Book call no.:  R 961 J33 iss.19 2006

Jane's World Air Forces, edited by Lindsay Peacock and Alastair Cameron.  Issue 25.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2007.  651 p.
Provides order of battle and inventory for each country's air force.
Book call no.:  R 623.746 J33 iss.25 2007

Jane's World Armies, edited by Giles Ebbutt and James C. O'Halloran.  Issue 19.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2006.  829 p.
Provides the following information for each country:  national overview, armed forces overview, command and control, army organization, equipment in service, current developments and recent operations, procurement detail, and points of contact.
Book call no.:  R 355.3 J33 iss.19 2006

Jane's World Insurgency and Terrorism.  Issue 25.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2006.  630 p.
Gives general information about each terrorist group and a chronology.
Book call no.:  R 364.1 J33 iss.25 2007

Marcel, Valerie.  Oil Titans:  National Oil Companies in the Middle East.  Baltimore, MD, Brookings Institution Press, 2006.  322 p.
Book call no.:  338.766550956 M314o

McDougall, James.  History and the Culture of Nationalism in Algeria.  New York, Cambridge University Press, 2006.  266 p. (Cambridge Middle East Studies, no.24)
Book call no.:  320.540965 M137h

The Middle East and North Africa 2007.  53rd ed.  New York, Routledge, 2006.  1396 p.
Provides detailed information about each country.
Book call no.:  R 915.6 M627 53rd ed. 2007

Military Balance 2007.  London, Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2007.  451 p.
Provides information about the military organization of each country.
Book call no.:  R 355 L847m 2007

Morgan, Ted.  My Battle of Algiers:  A Memoir.  New York, Smithsonian Books/Collins, 2005.  284 p.
Book call no.:  956.046092 M849m

Schanzer, Jonathan.  Al-Qaeda's Armies:  Middle East Affiliate Groups & the Next Generation of Terror.  New York, Specialist Press International, 2005.  222 p.
Examinations include affiliates in Algeria.
Book call no.:  303.625 S299a

Shepard, Todd.  The Invention of Decolonization:  The Algerian War and the Remaking of France.  Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2006.  288 p.
Book call no.:  325.650944 S547i

Simonsen, Clifford E. and Spindlove, Jeremy R.  Terrorism Today:  The Past, the Players, the Future.  3rd ed.  Upper Saddle River, NJ, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.  604 p.
Chapter 7 includes sections on North Africa including Morocco, Algeria, and Sudan.
Book call no.:  303.62509 S611t

The Statesman's Yearbook:  The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World 2007, edited by Barry Turner.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  1564 p.
Includes general information about each country including a biography of the current leader, key historical events, recent election results, current administration, defense information, economy, energy and natural resources, trade, communications, social institutions, culture, and the address of the government web site.
Book call no.:  R 310 St2 143rd ed. 2007

Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics, edited by Mansoor Moaddel.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.  355 p.
Do Islamic Orientations Influence Attitudes Toward Democracy in the Arab World?  Evidence from the World Values Survey in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Algeria by Mark Tessler, pp 105-125.  Events and Value Change:  The Impact of September 11, 2001 on the Worldviews of Egyptians and Moroccans by Mansoor Moaddel and Abdul-Hamid Abdul-Fatif, pp 249-319.
Book call no.:  306.0917 V215

Documents

Archer, Tony.  The Importance of Ethics in Counterinsurgency Operations.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, Army Command and General Staff College, May 2006.  66 p.
Includes a case study from insurgencies in Algeria.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA449945
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022-2 A672i

Jackson, Peter Drake.  French Ground Force Organizational Development for Counterrevolutionary Warfare Between 1945 and 1962.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, Army Command and General Staff College, 2005.  141 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA436931
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022 J132f

Lackman, Michael J.  The British Boer War and the French Algerian Conflict:  Counterinsurgency for Today.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, Army Command and General Staff College, 2006.  92 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA452027
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022 L141b

Mady, Ahmed.  Roles and Effects of Media in the Middle East and the United States.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, Army Command and General Staff College, May 2005.  75 p.
Some of the countries included in the survey are Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA435946
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022-2 M183r

Mostain, Marc D. and Anderson, Mark A.  The Banality of Islamist Politics.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2004.  101 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA424948
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 C837b

Sanhaji, Hamid.  Economic and Geopolitical Integration Between Morocco and Algeria.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2005.  69 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA439661
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 S225e

Periodicals

Aboul-Enein, Youssef.  JFK's Algeria Warning Still Applies.  U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings 132:12 May 2006.
"Kennedy understood that French determination to keep Algeria adversely affected European security."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1036365061&sid=4&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Algeria.  Military Technology 30, no.1:247-248 2006.
Details force structure.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21470333&site=ehost-live

Algeria.  Middle East Journal 60:757-758 Autumn 2006.
"Offers national events related to social and political affairs in Algeria."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1214611451&sid=12&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Algeria.  Middle East Journal 61:120 Winter 2007.
News briefs about militant Islamists in Algeria.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1273640051&sid=13&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Algeria/Maghreb:  Under Attack.  Africa Confidential 48:1-3 April 27, 2007.
"Algeria's Islamist underground is largely home grown but benefits from foreign attachments."

Algeria:  Not My Party.  Africa Confidential 48:12 May 25, 2007.
Wonders about politics in Algeria with President Bouteflika's health failing and conservative Nicholas Sarkozy's win in France.

Anderson, Guy.  Russian Arms Sales Forecast to Top $7.5bn.  Jane's Defence Weekly 44:27 February 28, 2007.
"Russia has used debt forgiveness and access to oil and gas fields as leverages to win deals in emerging markets, such as Algeria and other parts of Africa."

Blanche, Ed.  Algeria the Battle Within.  Middle East No.367:24-26 May 2006.
"Discusses the relationship of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika with the armed forces."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1074059521&sid=9&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Bombardier Aerospace Received an Order from Tassili Airlines.  Business & Commercial Aviation 99:37 September 2006.
Algeria to buy four Q400 regional turboprop aircraft.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=22590845&site=ehost-live

Chevreuil, Eric.  Algeria:  Total War.  Armor 115:26-32 May-June 2006.
"Examines the tactics employed by French armed forces and national liberation movement in the Algerian war from 1954 to 1962."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1048939401&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

China's/Africa:  Beijing Courts Commerce, Cooperation and Controversy.  Africa Confidential 47:6-8 November 3, 2006.
Includes a chart which shows exports to China, imports from China, and total trade with China for the years 2004 and 2005 in Algeria, Angola, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, and Sudan.

Detention Without Trial.  New Statesman 135:5 June 26, 2006.
Comments "on the plight of a group of Algerians who were under detention without trial in Great Britain."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1080508341&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Gutta, Olivier.  The New Battle of Algeria.  Weekly Standard 11:19-20 July 31, 2006.
"Comments on the implications of terrorism in Algeria."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1086998501&sid=8&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Hughes, Robin.  Rosoboronexport Details Algerian T-90 Acquisition.  Jane's Defence Weekly 43:36 July 19, 2006.
Algeria buys 180 T-90S main battle tanks from Russia.

Hunt, Emily.  Counter-Terrorism Successes Force Algerian Militants to Evolve.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:11-16 June 2006.
"Focuses on the threat posed by the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat to the Algerian regime."

It so Hard to Say Sorry.  Economist 381:48 November 18, 2006.
Discusses the relationship between Algeria and France.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23142732&site=ehost-live

Jacobs, Keith.  Procurement Programmes of the Middle-East and North-African Navies.  Naval Forces 27, no.6:83-88+ 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1193787631&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

The Long Arm of Al-Qaeda.  Economist 383:51 April 14, 2007.
"Reports on the status of Al-Qaeda in Algeria, Morocco and North Africa."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24754336&site=ehost-live

Maghrebian Influence South of the Sahara.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 10-11, January 2007.
"The Maghrebian countries of Algeria, Libya and Morocco have long juggled their foreign focus between the Arab world, Europe and the rest of Africa.  Jane's examines the three states' differing foreign policies, which are the main guiding principles and drivers behind the individual states' approach to sub-Saharan Africa."

A Natural-Gas Gang.  Time 169:16 April 16, 2007.
"Reports that the world's leading natural gas producing countries - Algeria, Qatar, Iran, Russia, and Venezuela - will form an OPEC-like organization."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24625249&site=ehost-live

Reconciliation, up to a Point.  Economist 380:44-45 September 2, 2006.
"The wounds from a bloody civil war may not heal completely."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22208782&site=ehost-live

Scheele, Judith.  Recycling Baraka:  Knowledge, Politics, and Religion in Contemporary Algeria.  Comparative Studies in Society & History 49:308-328 April 2007.
Analyzes "the 'official discourse' on Islam in Algeria."

Tessler, Mark and Robbins, Michael D. H.  What Leads Some Ordinary Arab Men and Women to Approve of Terrorist Acts Against the United States?  Journal of Conflict Resolution 51:305-328 April 2007.
Examines national surveys in Algeria and Jordan to explain why citizens approved of terrorist acts against U.S. targets.

Williams, Stephen.  In Salah Paves the Way.  Middle East No.368:46-49 June 2006.
"Reports that the electricity-generating project in a remote district of Algeria Saharan desert is pioneering technology and can be used to radically cut the world's carbon dioxide emissions."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1062682321&sid=10&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Morocco


Internet Resources

Arab Net. 
Available online at:  http://www.arab.net/
Has general information about the Arab countries of Africa:  Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia. Includes Arab View which is a collection of articles written by leading journalists and editors in the Middle East.

Drake, Christine.  Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya:  Diversity Within Unity.  Focus on Geography 49:1-9 Winter 2006.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23663463&site=ehost-live
"Examines some of the physical, demographic, and economic characteristics of Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya."

Exercise Strengthens Maritime Partnerships with North Africa.  FDCH Regulatory Intelligence Database April 10, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=32W2436581332&site=ehost-live
A two-weeklong exercise designed to strengthen U.S. and European maritime partnerships with North Africa, began today (April 10, 2007) in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean."

Law Library of Congress.  Global Legal Information Network
Available online at:  http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/morocco.html
"A database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations.  These GLIN members contribute the official full texts of published documents to the database in their original language.  Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN."

Morocco.  CIA World Factbook 2007.
Available online at:  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mo.html
General information about each country.

Morocco.  Background Notes, February 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5431.htm
"These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states."

Morocco Joins Nuclear Anti-Proliferation Group.  International Law Update 12:219 November 2006.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23324405&site=ehost-live
Morocco has become the first Arab nation to joined a global anti-nuclear initiative.

Ouali, Abderrahim E.  Death Penalty:  Morocco Edges Toward Ending Executions.  New York Amsterdam News 97:2 June 22, 2006.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21424181&site=ehost-live
Discusses an annual conference of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty that was held in Casablanca, Morocco.

Political Resources on the Net:  Africa. 
Available online at:  http://www.politicalresources.net/africa.htm
"Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world."

Recent Bilateral Free Trade Agreements.  CongressDaily, June 13, 2006.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=21155194&site=ehost-live
Announces a bilateral free trade agreement between United States and Morocco.

Books

Africa 2006.  41st ed.  Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post, 2006.  326 p.
Gives general information about each country and a detailed history.
Book call no.:  R 916 D724a 41st ed. 2006

Arab Elites:  Negotiating the Politics of Change, edited by Volker Perthes.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004.  344 p.
Book call no.:  320.91767 A658

Authoritarianism in the Middle East:  Regimes in Resistance, edited by Marsha Pripstein Posusney and Michele Penner Angrist.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005.  276 p.
Includes sections on Tunisia and Morocco. See table of contents for pages.
Book call no.:  909.0974927 A939

Brand, Laurie A.  Citizens Abroad:  Immigration and the State in the Middle East and North Africa.  New York, Cambridge University Press, 2006.  246 p.
Includes a chapter on Morocco and Tunisia.
Book call no.:  304.809569 B817c

Brown, Nathan J. and others.  Islamist Movements and the Democratic Process in the Arab World:  Exploring the Gray Zones.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2006.  19 p.(Middle East Series)
Also available online at:  http://www.carnegieendowment.org/files/cp_67_grayzones_final.pdf
Book call no.:  320.91767 B879i

Cities of the Middle East and North Africa:  A Historical Encyclopedia, edited by R. T. Dumper and Bruce E. Stanley.  Santa Barbara, CA, ABC CLIO, 2007.  439 p.
Includes entries for the cities:  Tunis, Algiers, Oran, Tangier, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fez, Meknes, Sijilmassa,Timbuktu, and Nouadchott.
Book call no.:  307.760956 C581

Cohen, Shana and Jaidi, Larabi.  Morocco:  Globalization and Its Consequences.  New York, Routledge, 2006.  181 p. (Globalizing Regions, vol. 6)
Book call no.:  338.964 C678m

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2005, by the United States Department of State.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  2 vols.
In two volumes, see table of contents for section on each country.
Also available online at:  http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2005/
Book call no.:  323.4 D419c 2005

Dalzell, Stephen R.  Beyond Training the Swamp:  Urban Development and Counterterrorism in Morocco.  Hurlbert Field, FL, JSOU Press, 2006.  30 p.
Book call no.:  363.325156 D153b

Global Studies:  Africa, by Wayne Edge.  11th ed. updated.  Dubuque, IA, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2008.  322 p.
Provides an essay for each geographic area and statistical information and a country report for included countries.
Book call no.:  R 960.05 G652 11th ed. 2008

Holmes, James R.  Theodore Roosevelt and World Order:  Police Power in International Relations.  Washington, Potomac Books, 2006.  327 p.
Includes a section on Morocco.
Book call no.:  327.73009041 H751t

Howe, Marvine.  Morocco:  The Islamist Awakening and Other Challenges.  New York, Oxford University Press, 2005.  428 p.
Book call no.:  964.05 H857m

Human Rights in the Arab World:  Independent Voices, edited by Anthony Tirado Chase and Amr Hamzawy.  Philadelphia, PA, University Of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.  322 p. (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
Includes a section on human rights in Morocco.
Book call no.:  323.0917 H918

Jane's Sentinel:  Security Assessment North Africa.  Issue 17.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2006.  789 p.
For each country includes information such as:  country profile, geography, natural resources, demography, infrastructure, internal affairs, external affairs, defence budget, armed forces, army, air force, navy, security and foreign forces, procurement, defence production and R&D, and main economic indicators.
Book call no.:  R 961 J33 iss.19 2006

Jane's World Air Forces, edited by Lindsay Peacock and Alastair Cameron.  Issue 25.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2007.  651 p.
Provides order of battle and inventory for each country's air force.
Book call no.:  R 623.746 J33 iss.25 2007

Jane's World Armies, edited by Giles Ebbutt and James C. O'Halloran.  Issue 19.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2006.  829 p.
Provides the following information for each country:  national overview, armed forces overview, command and control, army organization, equipment in service, current developments and recent operations, procurement detail, and points of contact.
Book call no.:  R 355.3 J33 iss.19 2006

Jensen, Erik.  Western Sahara:  Anatomy of the Stalemate.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner, 2005.  180 p. (International Peace Academy, Occasional Paper Series)
Book call no.:  964.8 J54w

Lust-Okar, Ellen.  Structuring Conflict in the Arab World:  Incumbents, Opponents, and Institutions.  New York, Cambridge University Press, 2005.  279 p.
"Examines how ruling elites manage and manipulate their political opposition in the Middle East, including a case in Morocco.
Book call no.:  320.9174927 L972s

MacQueen, Norrie.  Peacekeeping and the International System.  New York, Routledge, 2006.  286 p.
Africa I:  Decolonization in Contested Legitimacy, pp 180-210 Africa II:  Peacekeeping in Stateless Terrain, pp 211-233.
Book call no.:  341.584 M1731p

Malka, Haim and Alterman, Jon B.  Arab Reform in Foreign Aid:  Lessons from Morocco.  Washington, CSIS Press, 2006.  95 p.(Significant Issues, vol.28, no.4)
Book call no.:  320.946 M251a

The Middle East and North Africa 2007.  53rd ed.  New York, Routledge, 2006.  1396 p.
Provides detailed information about each country.
Book call no.:  R 915.6 M627 53rd ed. 2007

Military Balance 2007.  London, Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2007.  451 p.
Provides information about the military organization of each country.
Book call no.:  R 355 L847m 2007

Ottaway, Marina and Riley, Meredith.  Morocco:  From Top-Down Reform to Democratic Transition?  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2006.  20 p. (Working Papers, no.71)
Also available online at:  http://www.carnegieendowment.org/files/cp71_ottaway_final.pdf
Book call no.:  964.05 O89m

Simonsen, Clifford E. and Spindlove, Jeremy R.  Terrorism Today:  The Past, the Players, the Future.  3rd ed.  Upper Saddle River, NJ, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.  604 p.
Chapter 7 includes sections on North Africa including Morocco, Algeria, and Sudan.
Book call no.:  303.62509 S611t

The Statesman's Yearbook:  The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World 2007, edited by Barry Turner.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  1564 p.
Includes general information about each country including a biography of the current leader, key historical events, recent election results, current administration, defense information, economy, energy and natural resources, trade, communications, social institutions, culture, and the address of the government web site.
Book call no.:  R 310 St2 143rd ed. 2007

Struggle and Survival in the Modern Middle East
Haddou :  A Moroccan Migrant Worker by David McMurray, pp 281-300.
Book call no.:  920.056 S927

Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics, edited by Mansoor Moaddel.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.  355 p.
Do Islamic Orientations Influence Attitudes Toward Democracy in the Arab World?  Evidence from the World Values Survey in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Algeria by Mark Tessler, pp 105-125.  Events and Value Change:  The Impact of September 11, 2001 on the Worldviews of Egyptians and Moroccans by Mansoor Moaddel and Abdul-Hamid Abdul-Fatif, pp 249-319.
Book call no.:  306.0917 V215

Documents

Derdzinski, Joseph L.  Commander of the Faithful:  Morocco, the King and the International Security Forces.  Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, Air Force Institute of Technology, September 2004.  57 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA426869
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43567-1004

Mady, Ahmed.  Roles and Effects of Media in the Middle East and the United States.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, Army Command and General Staff College, May 2005.  75 p.
Some of the countries included in the survey are Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA435946
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022-2 M183r

Sanhaji, Hamid.  Economic and Geopolitical Integration Between Morocco and Algeria.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2005.  69 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA439661
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 S225e

Periodicals

ADS-B Is Morocco-Bound.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 165:12 August 14, 2006.
"Reports on the implementation of air traffic management equipment by Indra for Morocco's Adadir airfield."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=22070879&site=ehost-live

Aggad, Faten.  Future Prospects for the Resolution of Conflict in the Western Sahara:  Solution or Revolution?  Africa Insight 36:35-45 June 2006.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi.  Royal Pardon.  Africa Today:  Voice of the Continent 13:8 May 2007.
"King Mohammed VI of Morocco has come in for rare extraordinary commendation from the international community and human rights groups for pardoning almost 9000 prisoners, to mark the birth of his daughter Princes Lalla Khadija."

Buyck, Cathy.  Air Souk.  Air Transport World 43:44-47 October 2006.
"Discusses the air transport agreement between the European Commission and Morocco."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1149215691&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Calvo, Ana Maria.  Contested Passages:  Migrants Crossing the Río Grande and the Mediterranean Sea.  South Atlantic Quarterly 105:759-775 Fall 2006.
Compares the borders between U.S.-Mexico and Spain-Morocco at the islands of Ceuta and Melila.

Cavatorta, Francesco.  Civil Society, Islamism and Democratisation:  The Case of Morocco.  Journal of Modern African Studies 44, no.2:203-222 2006.

Cheikh, Boybat.  Let Us Have the Referendum, Say Sahrawi.  African Agenda 10, no.1:13-14 2007.
Discusses efforts to re-colonize the Western Sahara.

China's/Africa:  Beijing Courts Commerce, Cooperation and Controversy.  Africa Confidential 47:6-8 November 3, 2006.
Includes a chart which shows exports to China, imports from China, and total trade with China for the years 2004 and 2005 in Algeria, Angola, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, and Sudan.

Copley, Gregory R.  Western Sahara:  The Myth Frustrates African Unity.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 11:4-6 2006.
"Presents the issues surrounding the Moroccan Western Saharan region in the United Nations as a result of the shift in the United States position."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1182198101&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Deadlock in the Desert.  Economist 382:43 March 10, 2007.
"Morocco's latest initiative is unlikely to end one of Africa's oldest conflicts."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24323712&site=ehost-live

Fadel, Kamal.  Has the UN Betrayed Us?  New Internationalist No.391:29 July 2006.
Discusses the UN report that states "the UN has given up its efforts to force Morocco to give up its claim of sovereignty in Western Sahara."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21545720&site=ehost-live

Falls, Nigel.  The Panther at Agadir.  History Today 57:33-39 January 2007.
Discusses an international incident in 1911 that involved Morocco, France, Germany, Great Britain, and Spain.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=23631958&site=ehost-live

Fencing in Africa.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:14-15 July 2006.
"Focuses on the construction of a wire fence on the Moroccan side of Mililla to prevent would-be immigrants from entering Ceuta, the Spanish enclave in northern Africa."

Flynn, Michael.  On Its Borders, New Problems.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 62:21-23 November-December 2006.
"Reports on the movement of Algerian migrants seeking entrance to the Spanish enclaves of Melilla and Ceuta on Morocco's Mediterranean coast."

Guitta, Olivier.  The Islamization of Morocco.  Weekly Standard 12:18-19 October 2, 2006.
"Confirms the spread of Islamic extremism in Morocco."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1140170501&sid=7&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Hanley, Delinda C.  Morocco's 'Tranquil Revolution.'  Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 25:66-67 September-October 2006.
U. S. and Moroccan officials discuss recent democratic reforms in Morocco.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22069405&site=ehost-live

Hartwell, Dave.  No End in Sight for Western Sahara Dispute.  Jane's Intelligence Review 19:4 May 2007.

Kramer, Jane.  The Crusader.  New Yorker 82:108-124 October 16, 2006.
Discusses the struggles of independent journalist, Aboubakr Jamai and his weekly paper, Le Journal Hebdomadaire.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22669789&site=ehost-live

The Long Arm of Al-Qaeda.  Economist 383:51 April 14, 2007.
"Reports on the status of Al-Qaeda in Algeria, Morocco and North Africa."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24754336&site=ehost-live

Maghrebian Influence South of the Sahara.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 10-11, January 2007.
"The Maghrebian countries of Algeria, Libya and Morocco have long juggled their foreign focus between the Arab world, Europe and the rest of Africa.  Jane's examines the three states' differing foreign policies, which are the main guiding principles and drivers behind the individual states' approach to sub-Saharan Africa."

Making a Hash of It.  Economist 380:46 August 15, 2006.
Discusses efforts to control cannabis in the Rif region of Morocco.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21553886&site=ehost-live

Medical Specialists Provide Assistance in Sahara Desert.  Citizen Airman 58:14 August 2006.
"Reports on the participation of the Air Force and Navy in a humanitarian mission in the Sahara Desert as part of Exercise African Lion 06 in Morocco."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1124607671&sid=4&Fmt=1&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Morocco.  Military Technology 30, no.1:270-271 2006.
Details force structure.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21470333&site=ehost-live

Morocco.  Middle East Journal 60:769 Autumn 2006.
"Reports on the arrest of 330 members of the country's largest opposition party known as al-'Adl wa al-Ihsane."

Morocco.  Middle East Journal 61:134 Winter 2007.
Announces "the dismantling all of a militant Islamist network."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1273640151&sid=13&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

News Breaks.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 165:26 December 18, 2006.
Announces that an agreement has "been finalized by the European Union that will permit Morocco to become a partner in the Galileo satellite navigation system."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=23734161&site=ehost-live

Road to Morocco.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 165:34 September 18, 2006.
"Announces the plans of Ryanair to begin its services to Morocco by November 2006."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=22783434&site=ehost-live

Smith, Chrystal.  Mission in Morocco:  Reserve Medical Personnel Gain Valuable Medical and Cultural Experience Through African Lion.  Officer 82:30-31 October 2006.
"In conjunction with Exercise African Lion 06, a team of 33 U.S. Air Force and Navy medical personnel teamed up in May with 55 Moroccan counterparts to provide medical care for citizens in Guelmim, Morocco."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1149213611&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Northern Africa


Internet Resources

Al Qaeda Resurgence in North Africa?  Christian Science Monitor 99:12 May 1, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24944878&site=ehost-live
"Nearly eight months ago, Algerian militants declared an alliance with Al Qaeda and have violently announced their resurgence with a wave of spectacular attacks."

Exercise Strengthens Maritime Partnerships with North Africa.  FDCH Regulatory Intelligence Database April 10, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=32W2436581332&site=ehost-live
A two-weeklong exercise designed to strengthen U.S. and European maritime partnerships with North Africa, began today (April 10, 2007) in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean."

U. S. Military Program Targets Terrorism in North Africa.  FDCH Regulatory Intelligence Database March 15, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=32W2488411664&site=ehost-live
"The Defense Department is participating in the U.S. State Department's Trans-Sahara Counter Terrorism Partnership, Army Gen. Bantz J. Craddock stated, because of concern that Islamic terrorist organizations like al Qaeda may use ungoverned areas of North Africa to gain new recruits and train for future attacks."

Books

Authoritarianism in the Middle East:  Regimes in Resistance, edited by Marsha Pripstein Posusney and Michele Penner Angrist.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005.  276 p.
Includes sections on Tunisia and Morocco. See table of contents for pages.
Book call no.:  909.0974927 A939

Global Studies:  Africa, by Wayne Edge.  11th ed. updated.  Dubuque, IA, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2008.  322 p.
Provides an essay for each geographic area and statistical information and a country report for included countries.
Book call no.:  R 960.05 G652 11th ed. 2008

Laskier, Michael M.  Israel and the Maghreb:  From Statehood to Oslo.  Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida, 2004.  351 p.
Book call no.:  327.5694061 L345i

Leiner, Frederick C.  The End of Barbary Terror:  America's 1815 War Against the Pirates of North Africa.  New York, Oxford University Press, 2006.  239 p.
Book call no.:  973.47 L531e

London, Joshua E.  Victory in Tripoli:  How America's War with the Barbary Pirates Established the U.S. Navy and Built a Nation.  Hoboken, NJ, Wiley Publishing, 2005.  276 p.
Book call no.:  973.47 L847v

Simonsen, Clifford E. and Spindlove, Jeremy R.  Terrorism Today:  The Past, the Players, the Future.  3rd ed.  Upper Saddle River, NJ, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.  604 p.
Chapter 7 includes sections on North Africa including Morocco, Algeria, and Sudan.
Book call no.:  303.62509 S611t

Terrorism Country by Country, edited by Ardas V. Klidev.  New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2006.  127 p.
Has sections on Northern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Book call no.:  303.625 T32828

Youngs, Richard.  Europe and the Middle East:  In the Shadow of September 11.  Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, 2006.  255 p. (Studies on the European Polity)
The Maghreb and Mashreq:  New Directions, pp 95-143.
Book call no.:  327.4056 Y75e

Periodicals

Blanche, Ed.  U. S. Woos North Africa as Al-Qaeda Infiltrates.  Jane's Defence Weekly 43:23 March 1, 2006.

In Orbit.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 165:17 July 24, 2006.
"Eutelsat SA has started operating a spacecraft at 7 degrees W. long. intended primarily to serve direct-to-home broadcasting markets in the Middle East and North Africa."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21748559&site=ehost-live

Jacobs, Keith.  Procurement Programmes of the Middle-East and North-African Navies.  Naval Forces 27, no.6:83-88+ 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1193787631&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Jones, Rhys.  Telecoms Wars.  Middle East No.369:40-42 July 2006.
"Mobile penetration in the Middle East and North Africa region is expected to grow by 162% over the next three years."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21567593&site=ehost-live

Land, Thomas.  On the Slippery Slope.  Middle East No.376:62-63 March 2007.
"Information on environmental conditions in the Middle East and North Africa region."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24408799&site=ehost-live

The Long Arm of Al-Qaeda.  Economist 383:51 April 14, 2007.
"Reports on the status of Al-Qaeda in Algeria, Morocco and North Africa."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24754336&site=ehost-live

Maghrebian Influence South of the Sahara.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 10-11, January 2007.
"The Maghrebian countries of Algeria, Libya and Morocco have long juggled their foreign focus between the Arab world, Europe and the rest of Africa.  Jane's examines the three states' differing foreign policies, which are the main guiding principles and drivers behind the individual states' approach to sub-Saharan Africa."

Martin, Thomas.  France's North African Crisis, 1945-1955:  Cold War and Colonial Imperatives.  History 92:207-234 April 2007.
"Highlights some of the links between France's actions in post-war North Africa, its changing strategic priorities in Europe, and French ambivalence about creeping American influence along the southern Mediterranean littoral. "
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24669870&site=ehost-live

North Africa:  Old Soldiers Never Die.  Africa Confidential 48:10-11 January 12, 2007.
"Intimations of mortality are becoming more apparent but the region is dominated by septuagenarian zaims."


Tunisia


Internet Resources

Al Qaeda Resurgence in North Africa?  Christian Science Monitor 99:12 May 1, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24944878&site=ehost-live
"Nearly eight months ago, Algerian militants declared an alliance with Al Qaeda and have violently announced their resurgence with a wave of spectacular attacks."

Arab Net. 
Available online at:  http://www.arab.net/
Has general information about the Arab countries of Africa:  Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia. Includes Arab View which is a collection of articles written by leading journalists and editors in the Middle East.

Drake, Christine.  Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya:  Diversity Within Unity.  Focus on Geography 49:1-9 Winter 2006.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23663463&site=ehost-live
"Examines some of the physical, demographic, and economic characteristics of Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya."

Exercise Strengthens Maritime Partnerships with North Africa.  FDCH Regulatory Intelligence Database April 10, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=32W2436581332&site=ehost-live
A two-weeklong exercise designed to strengthen U.S. and European maritime partnerships with North Africa, began today (April 10, 2007) in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean."

Law Library of Congress.  Global Legal Information Network
Available online at:  http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/morocco.html
"A database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations.  These GLIN members contribute the official full texts of published documents to the database in their original language.  Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN."

The Long Arm of Al Qaeda.  Global Agenda, April 21, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=24811328&site=ehost-live

Political Resources on the Net:  Africa.
Available online at:  http://www.politicalresources.net/africa.htm
"Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world."

Tunisia.  CIA World Factbook 2007.
Available online at:  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ts.html
General information about each country.

Tunisia.  Background Notes, October 2006.
Available online at:  http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5439.htm
"These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states."

Tunisia Online. 
Available online at:  http://www.tunisiaonline.com/
Includes general information about Tunisia and news updates.

Books

Africa 2006.  41st ed.  Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post, 2006.  326 p.
Gives general information about each country and a detailed history.
Book call no.:  R 916 D724a 41st ed. 2006

Arab Elites:  Negotiating the Politics of Change, edited by Volker Perthes.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004.  344 p.
Book call no.:  320.91767 A658

Authoritarianism in the Middle East:  Regimes in Resistance, edited by Marsha Pripstein Posusney and Michele Penner Angrist.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005.  276 p.
Includes sections on Tunisia and Morocco. See table of contents for pages.
Book call no.:  909.0974927 A939

Brand, Laurie A.  Citizens Abroad:  Immigration and the State in the Middle East and North Africa.  New York, Cambridge University Press, 2006.  246 p.
Includes a chapter on Morocco and Tunisia.
Books call no.:  304.809569 B817c

Cities of the Middle East and North Africa:  A Historical Encyclopedia, edited by R. T. Dumper and Bruce E. Stanley.  Santa Barbara, CA, ABC CLIO, 2007.  439 p.
Includes entries for the cities:  Tunis, Algiers, Oran, Tangier, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fez, Meknes, Sijilmassa,Timbuktu, and Nouadchott.
Book call no.:  307.760956 C581

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2005, by the United States Department of State.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  2 vols.
In two volumes, see table of contents for section on each country.
Also available online at:  http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2005/
Book call no.:  323.4 D419c 2005

Global Studies:  Africa, by Wayne Edge.  11th ed. updated.  Dubuque, IA, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2008.  322 p.
Provides an essay for each geographic area and statistical information and a country report for included countries.
Book call no.:  R 960.05 G652 11th ed. 2008

Jane's Sentinel:  Security Assessment North Africa.  Issue 17.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2006.  789 p.
For each country includes information such as:  country profile, geography, natural resources, demography, infrastructure, internal affairs, external affairs, defence budget, armed forces, army, air force, navy, security and foreign forces, procurement, defence production and R&D, and main economic indicators.
Book call no.:  R 961 J33 iss.19 2006

Jane's World Air Forces, edited by Lindsay Peacock and Alastair Cameron.  Issue 25.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2007.  651 p.
Provides order of battle and inventory for each country's air force.
Book call no.:  R 623.746 J33 iss.25 2007

Jane's World Armies, edited by Giles Ebbutt and James C. O'Halloran.  Issue 19.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2006.  829 p.
Provides the following information for each country:  national overview, armed forces overview, command and control, army organization, equipment in service, current developments and recent operations, procurement detail, and points of contact.
Book call no.:  R 355.3 J33 iss.19 2006

The Middle East and North Africa 2007.  53rd ed.  New York, Routledge, 2006.  1396 p.
Provides detailed information about each country.
Book call no.:  R 915.6 M627 53rd ed. 2007

Military Balance 2007.  London, Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2007.  451 p.
Provides information about the military organization of each country.
Book call no.:  R 355 L847m 2007

Perkins, Kenneth J.  A History of Modern Tunisia.  New York, Cambridge University Press, 2004.  249 p.
Book call no.:  961.1 P449ha

The Statesman's Yearbook:  The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World 2007, edited by Barry Turner.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  1564 p.
Includes general information about each country including a biography of the current leader, key historical events, recent election results, current administration, defense information, economy, energy and natural resources, trade, communications, social institutions, culture, and the address of the government web site.
Book call no.:  R 310 St2 143rd ed. 2007

Documents

Mady, Ahmed.  Roles and Effects of Media in the Middle East and the United States.  Ft. Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, Army Command and General Staff College, May 2005.  75 p.
Some of the countries included in the survey are Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA435946
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022-2 M183r

Periodicals

Adas, Jane.  Tunisia's Personal Status Code and "Modernity, Development and Human Rights."  Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 26:42-43 March 2007.
"Highlights of the Modernity, Development and Human Rights conference held on December 12-13, 2006 in Tunisia."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1247203691&sid=5&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Business & Finance:  Brief.  Middle East No.372:47 November 2006.
"Reports that the economy of Tunisia has been considered the most competitive in Africa and in the Arab world by the World Economic Forum."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1166715811&sid=8&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Jacobs, Keith.  Procurement Programmes of the Middle-East and North-African Navies.  Naval Forces 27, no.6:83-88+ 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1193787631&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Lancaster, Pat.  A Shared Half Century of Progress.  Middle East  No.377:14 April 2007.
Reports on a women's conference held in Tunis.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1257595511&sid=11&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Lancaster, Pat.  Something to Celebrate.  Middle East No.371:58-59 October 2006.
Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Code of Personal Status which uplifted the position of women in Tunisia.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22702363&site=ehost-live

Tunisia.  Military Technology 30, no.1:279-280 2006.
Details force structure.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21470333&site=ehost-live

Tunisia.  Middle East Journal 60:772 Autumn 2006.
"Reports that a Tunisian court sentenced Belgacem Nawar to 20 years in prison for his role in a suicide bombing on April 2002."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23072883&site=ehost-live

Tunisia.  Middle East Journal 61:139 Winter 2007.
"Tunisian police began to more severely enforce the law which prohibits women from wearing headscarves in schools or government offices."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23960636&site=ehost-live


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