For almost a decade, Algeria has been a nation in tumult, where intellectuals and liberals have been assassinated by fundamentalist terrorist squads, and entire villages massacred. This is not Algeria's first undeclared war: The country was colonized by the French in 1830, and their war of independence, from 1954 to 1962, was also prolonged and brutal. While both French and Algerian authors have written about that conflict, little has been translated into English; and even less is available that can illuminate the contemporary... More >>>