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Population: 41.32 mn.
GDP: $170.37 bn.
Debt: $5.7 bn.

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The Bouteflika paradox

The President has gained a grip on power but distrubs liberals and power-brokers

Abdelaziz Bouteflika has consolidated his power, exploiting the public's longing for peace to give substance to his presidency (AC Vol 41 No 4). However, an upsurge in Islamist vio...

Boutef rides his luck

Peace has dawned: next, the push for a prosperity which may help protect it

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika enjoys a surplus of that most sought-after North African blessing, Baraka (God-given luck). He inherited a flagging peace process, needed to show tan...

Going to the dentist

Abdelkader Hachani was murdered by a lone gunman on 22 November as he waited to see an Algiers dentist. He was the leading Islamist at liberty, nominally number three in the banned...

Alger l'Africaine

President Bouteflika's hosting of the OAU summit revived his diplomatic networks

It was a spectacular relaunch for Algeria's foreign policy. Over 2,000 African diplomats and 44 heads of state and government arrived in a freshly painted Algiers for the Organisat...

Bienvenue à Alger

After some tense weeks following the controversial elections, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is promising a peace deal facilitated by an improbable alliance between radical Islamis...

Enemies within

Although the establishment candidate Abdelaziz Bouteflika won, the manner of his victory in the 15 April presidential election - with the authorities failing to bludgeon any of his...

Boutef is bounced back

The generals' choice seems certain to be the people's new president

Like Nigerians last month and Indonesians in June, Algerians will get their chance on 15 April to vote for a civilian president after decades of despotic and corrupt military rule....

Hornet's nest

Algerian troops raided into north-west Niger in late November, with approval and support from the government in Niamey, Africa Confidential has learned.

The next Zeroual

Liamine Zeroual’s decision to stand down as President on 11 September followed months of establishment infighting, reflected in a bitter and unprecedented press campaign against hi...

Military shopping

A quiet meeting in Oran on 18 August between the Moroccan and Algerian Prime Ministers Abderrahmane El Youssoufi and Ahmed Ouyahia was intended to ease months of rising tensions ov...

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