Confusion Dominates as Algeria Heads into Troubled Waters


With the presidential election day approaching in Algeria, the sheer number of political forces aiming to secure power in this troubled state leaves geopolitical analysts bewildered and confused. Those trying hard to explain the situation that slips out of control rapidly are also…

Washington is Stepping Up its Destabilization Efforts in Algeria


Following weeks of mass protests, the 82-year-old Algerian president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in power for well over two decades, announced his resignation. What this basically means is that Algeria that used to be considered a no-go country by Western intelligence…

Are Algerian Protests a Color Revolution?


The ongoing protests against the sitting president Abdelaziz Bouteflika that remained at the helm of Algerian politics for two decades and was going to run for the office for the fifth time have led to an abrupt deterioration in the political situation in this country. As a matter…

Is Algeria the Litmus Test for Modern Colonialism?


Once the central hub of Carthaginian power in ancient times, Algeria today is one of Africa’s most prosperous nations. However, prosperity these days comes at a heavy cost to the people of the world, and Algerians are mightily weighed down like most other nations by greedy…

Secret Meeting in Algiers

On December 4, 2014 Maghreb Confidential, a newspaper published in Paris and focusing on reviewing political and economic events in…

New Dimensions of Terrorism in Algeria

Terrorism persists as one of the most serious problems in Algeria despite the tough stance of the military and security…

Algeria at a Crossroads in its Political Development

Despite efforts by Algeria's ruling elite to keep the country afloat amid environment in which the president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, is…

Algeria rushes into space

While a significant part of the Arab world has been forced to suffer the consequences of the so-called “Arab Spring”…

Algeria is on the brink of crisis

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According to the local press, the head of the Algerian Intelligence and Security Department (ISD) General Mohamed Mediene, the true…

Algeria on the Verge of Change

Recent news in the Western and, primarily, the French media about the health of Algeria’s president are being used by…

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