Jump to navigation

Vol 44 No 10

Published 16th May 2003

Hands across the water

After the Iraq war, the European Union looks south once again

There was plenty of shock and awe in the Maghreb and other corners of the Arab world at the speedy collapse of President Saddam Hussein's regime. No North African government supported the war. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was still basking in the reflected glow of French President Jacques Chirac's anti-war stance as United States' and British forces crossed into Iraq (AC Vol 44 No 6). Yet post-war trauma has widened the gap between North African governments and those citizens outraged by 'US aggression'.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1537 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.