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Algeria

Major-General Saïd Chengriha

Date of Birth: 1 August 1945
Place of Birth: El Kantara, Algeria


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Unmanned by drones

Current military strongman Voroshilov Staff Academy graduate Major-General Saïd Chengriha has two main concerns...


Living in limboland

These underline Tebboune's claims to be cleaning up a rotten system backed by current military strongman armed forces chief of staff Major-General Saïd Chengriha...


Deep State in plain sight

The officer who signed off on his removal Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaïd Salah himself died in December 2019 but his successor from the gerontocracy 76-year-old Major-General Saïd Chengriha has been accumulating power (AC Vol 61 No 2 Desperately seeking legitimacy)...


Spy chiefs on manoeuvres

His successor Major-General Saïd Chengriha is powerful but not to the extent of Gaïd Salah or the most feared security strongman of all the now retired Mohammed 'Tewfik' Medienne...


Cracking down on the Hirak

Chief of Staff Major General Saïd Chengriha has kept a prudent distance focusing on maintaining confidence in military ranks which has been wavering...


In intensive care

The new Chief of Staff Major-General Saïd Chengriha is less known than his predecessor...


King reaps Saharan dividend

It has been supported by Algeria whose Armée national populaire (ANP) under Chief of Staff Major General Saïd Chengriha has become more publicly assertive about operating across borders...


Gunfight ends 30-year calm

Army Chief of Staff Major General Saïd Chengriha – who is widely believed to be consolidating his power during Tebboune's infirmity – has called for all in the military to 'defend our frontiers against terrorism traffickers and even against a classic enemy' which few Algerians doubt is Morocco...


Sick of everything

The military will be tempted to play a guiding role potentially allowing Chief of Staff Maj Gen Saïd Chengriha to consolidate his hold after a period of reported tensions with Tebboune while key presidential aides are also suffering from coronavirus...


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