Posts Tagged “President Abdelaziz Bouteflika”

Algeria’s State: Between Deep State’s Denial and Opposition’s Delusion

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Algeria’s State: Between Deep State’s Denial and Opposition’s Delusion

Algeria’s State: Between Deep State’s Denial and Opposition’s Delusion Political debate between competing interests does not necessarily have a malign effect on the search for accountability. By Abdennour Toumi Last week Algeria’s ruling coalition endorsed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate in the April, 2019 Presidential election, despite his poor health — however, the 82-year-old…

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Algerian Democracy Needs Democrats

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Algerian Democracy Needs Democrats

Ideas of democracy and political liberalization have recently become central to political debate within and about the Middle East. Is Algeria able to respond to the challenge and be a unique case in North Africa? By Abdennour Toumi Algeria’s first pluralist Constitution emerged as a real imperative of change in the country and eventually in…

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