- Quid novi ex Africa ?
The Moor Next Door is a weblog¹ interested in the politics, foreign policy and diplomacy of the Maghreb-Sahel and the Arab Middle East — especially Algeria and Mauritania. TMND also aims to better understand the historical forces driving the international and regional affairs of North Africa, whether it be in relation to rising powers or the United States and Europe.
TMND has been quoted in diverse magazines and newspapers such as Foreign Policy, Inter Press Service, World Soccer, the Guardian, Zenith Online, the North Jersey Herald, La Grande Époque, El Diario Vasco and others. The author’s writing often appears on the Mauritanian news site Taqadoumy and he has contributed to ForeignPolicy.com and the Arab Reform Bulletin. He has appeared on Bloggingheads and Al Jazeera English. He is based in Washington, D.C. and works as a consultant and researcher. Reader submissions (guest posts) are emphatically welcome on the blog.
The author’s languages include English, Arabic, Berber (Hshawith and some Taqbaylit), written Latin and French, conversational Swedish and Afrikaans, and a working knowledge of Syriac. He can be contacted at:
EMAIL: kalbacha [@] hush [dot] ai
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1. Readers may find that this blog sometimes dumps more than “blogs“.