Rob Prince is a lecturer of International Studies at the University of Denver’s Korbel School of International Studies where he has helped build that program’s undergraduate major in International Studies. Although he hails from New York City, he has lived in Colorado for 43 years where he has taught in higher education since 1971. Trained in Anthropology and Economics, his work concentrates on development problems/challenges of post colonial peripheral countries, especially Algeria and Tunisia. Prince is married with two grown daughters and a 15-year-old dog, Cloudy. He maintains the blog Colorado Progressive Jewish News.
It regained prominence with the release of the 2011 film “Of Gods and Men.”
To beef up the U.S. military presence in Africa to provide security for oil and natural-gas sources, the U.S. needed to either amplify the terrorist threat to the region or fabricate one.
Despite reservations, both Washington and Paris have decided that, when it comes to Tunisia, the horse they are going to ride is the Ennahda party.
Tunisia and the International Monetary Fund.
The cultural and religious assault Islamic extremists are mounting in Tunisia recalls the Taliban’s demolition of the Buddhas of Bamiyan.
Former Shin Bet chiefs turned professional killers for peace in this Oscar-nominated documentary.
The assassination of a progressive Tunisian leader is the culmination of a full-blown socio-economic and cultural crisis that has been brewing in the country for the past two years.
The Algerian hostage crisis was not only both a human and political fiasco, but its regional implications are still evolving.
The Algerian hostage crisis was both a human and political fiasco and its regional implications are still evolving.
When President Zine Ben Ali was deposed, a new era of modern Tunisian history — one filled with hope and frustration — unfolded.
Tunisians protested against massive youth unemployment and low wages.
Either the Israelis and Palestinians will move towards peace or towards more war — there is no in-between.
To Israel, Gaza stands in for Iran as an attack surrogate.
Bendjedid was considered by some to be Algeria’s Ronald Reagan — a man whose main skill consisted of acting out others’ scripts.
The main source of terrorism during the Algerian civil war was elements of the government itself.
Khaled Nezzar imprudently chose to treat his smoking addiction at a clinic in Geneva, where he was arrested on the street.
Shortly before the national elections, the Tunisian narrative shifted from the socio-economic crisis which fueled the revolt to religion.
Tunisia’s Salafists are the brown shirts of the Tunisian Arab Spring.
The United States, NATO, and Israel have long sought the destabilization of Syria.