Policy Making Within Jihadist Groups in Maghreb and Sahel

GPSC Forced to Mountain RegionsAfter a decade of terrifying Algerian civil war between Islamic forces and secular authorities, the two sides started the debate about national reconciliation and abolition for many insurgents, as well as controlled legalization of some Islamic parties. Some Islamists rejected peaceful agreements and declared takfir ideas and created the organization The Salafist Group for Preaching and Fighting (GSPC) under the leadership of Abdelmalek Droukdel[1]. They were also forced to escape and hide in mountains, forests and abandoned villages, especially in Kabylia regions in the northeast of the country in difficult mountainous landscapes of Tizi Ouzou, Bouira and Boumerdes or Bejaia Provinces. Although historical autonomic tendencies in Kabylia regions and conflicts with central authorities in Algiers, jihadists did not found efficient logistic and financial support from local communities who remembered brutal massacres and executions during the civil…

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Martin Styszynski

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. Main fields of reserach: Arabic rhetoric, religious rhetoric, media language, PR and...