Timothy Alouani-Roby

Timothy Alouani-Roby completed his BA in Philosophy and Politics (Uni. of York) and his MA in English Literature (Uni. of Leeds). He now works in sports and writes as a sports and culture columnist for Forty-20 Magazine.

Brexit Britain and Egyptian nationalism: a comparative analysis

There are a lot of things in the world today that seem utterly upside down: right-wing nationalists claim the mantle …

On hard left and right opposition to Israel

It is something of a truism to say that the hard left and right share rather a lot in common. …

Algeria as a case study for Syria

Protests by urban youth disgruntled at corruption and a lack of opportunity; a demographic time-bomb; a repressive secular government in …

How should Arabs feel about Ibn Khaldun?

Ibn Khaldun was a 14th century thinker who moved widely around North Africa and Islamic Spain, having been born in …

Morocco’s innovative “plastic bag rule”

As Marrakech hosted the international climate summit, COP22, in November 2016, it felt like something of a watershed moment. World …

Are the Amazigh under-represented in Arab politics?

Tinmel is a small village in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains and it serves as a starting point for understanding the …

Algeria after Bouteflika: what to expect

The president of Algeria, in office since 1999, turns 81 this March. After such a period and at such an …