Jacob Mundy


Jacob Mundy is assistant professor of peace and conflict studies at Colgate University and author of the forthcoming Imaginative Geographies of Algerian Violence (Stanford University Press).

Articles by this Author
Evans and Phillips, Algeria

Martin Evans and John Phillips, Algeria: Anger of the Dispossessed (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007).

Stubborn Stalemate in Western Sahara

Western Sahara Between Autonomy and Intifada

In late February 2007, Western Saharan nationalists celebrated the thirty-first anniversary of their government, the Saharan Arab Democratic Republic. The official ceremonies did not take place in Laayoune, the declared capital of Western Sahara...

Bouteflika’s Triumph and Algeria’s Tragedy

Shoes and pants soaked with rain, I tagged along with a journalist from the popular Arabic daily Echorouk—his paper my umbrella—while he visited polling stations in the Belcourt neighborhood of Algiers on the day of local...

Western Sahara Poser for UN

Morocco serves as the backdrop for such Hollywood blockbusters as Gladiator, Black Hawk Down and Body of Lies. The country’s breathtaking landscapes and gritty urban neighbourhoods are the perfect setting for Hollywood’s imagination...

Western Sahara's 48 Hours of Rage

McJihad, the Film

The themes of Adam Curtis’ new documentary Bitter Lake should be well known to those familiar with his body of work: power, techno-...