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Vol 3 (AAC) No 8

Published 1st June 2010


Algeria

Beijing in the line of fire

Yet again Chinese companies are being penalised in the anti-corruption campaign led by some of President Bouteflika’s rivals in the security elite

Chinese companies are caught in the political crossfire between President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his opponents in the military and intelligence services led by General Mohammed ‘Tewfik’ Mediene. The main point of contention is the conduct of the government’s promised anti-corruption campaign, which is targeting some of Boutflika’s ‘grands projets’, seen as his legacy to the country and which others regard as a lucrative source of revenue.

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