About TMND/Contact

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. 

TMND is written by a Washington, DC-based research analyst and development consultant who has worked on projects in Tunisia, Mauritania, Libya, Algeria, Switzerland, Sierra Leone, the Arab Gulf, the Levant and elsewhere. He has contributed to and been quoted in the Economist Intelligence Unit, Jane’s IHSForeign Policy/ForeignPolicy.com, the Financial Times, the Combating Terrorism Centre at West Point’s Sentinel, World Politics Review, Jadaliyya, Islamic Affairs AnalystFair Observer, Tunisia LiveInter Press ServiceWorld Soccer, the Arab Reform Bulletin [now Sada],  AP, the Guardian, Zenith Online, Ekuriren.se, El Diario Vasco, the Mauritanian news website Taqadoumy and elsewhere. He has appeared on Bloggingheads and Al Jazeera English. This blog produces no income and is produced without financial support from any institution, persons, or organisation. In the past there were two authors; since 2008 there has usually been one.

The author’s languages include English, Arabic, Berber (Hshawith and some Taqbaylit), written Latin and French, conversational Swedish; he also studied Syriac and Afrikaans.

Reader submissions (guest posts) are emphatically welcome on the blog.

The author can be contacted for comment, consultation or conversation at:

EMAIL: nourithemoor [@] gmail [dot] com.

TWITTER: http://twitter.com/themoornextdoor



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1. Readers may find that this blog sometimes dumps more than “blogs“.

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