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Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Date of Birth: 02/03/1937
Place of Birth: Oudja, Morocco


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Hands across the water

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was still basking in the reflected glow of French President Jacques Chirac's anti-war stance as United States' and British forces crossed into Iraq (AC Vol 44 No 6)...


Domestic politics at last

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's 5 May decision to end months of political sniping by sacking his former campaign manager turned political rival Ali Benflis has allowed Algerians to refocus on domestic politics in the run-up to the presidential election due by April 2004...


Catching the flak

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika also opposes the war and organised a hero's welcome for Chirac in Algiers this month but is keen to build ties with Washington and its 'war against terror'...


Jacques is back

While Morocco's King Mohammed VI and Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika did not manage a bilateral meeting in Paris a new French diplomatic initiative may help to resolve the dispute over Western Sahara which has hobbled North African relations for years...


Minister in peril

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika basks in the glow of an unprecedented visit from French President Jacques Chirac welcomed as a hero on 2-4 March after his standoff with the United States over Iraq...


A defining terror

The evolving world order was highlighted by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's three meetings with Bush last year and Libyan efforts to engineer a quiet rapprochement with Washington not least to stop Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi following Iran Iraq and North Korea into the 'Axis of Evil'...


Hasty engagement

Despite frantic lobbying he has been outmanoeuvred by South African President Thabo Mbeki and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who head the key NePAD group of Algeria Nigeria Senegal and South Africa...


Tough nut to crack

Gadaffi scored easy populist points by threatening to leave the League of Arab States over Palestine policy in a much publicised late October spat that had League Secretary General Amr Moussa Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika shuttling to Tripoli...


Bouteflika digs in

Yet President Abdelaziz Bouteflika can feel more secure than ever since he took power in 1998 rejoicing (despite a low turnout) in the big majority secured by his allies in the former single party the Front de Libération Nationale in the 30 May elections...


Climbing to the summit

NePAD's presidential architects - South Africa's Thabo Mbeki Nigeria's Olusegun Obasanjo Senegal's Abdoulaye Wade and Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika - want African states to agree first on indices of good and representative governance and second on the structure and membership of an institution to monitor good governance...


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