Ahmed Gaid Salah opts for risky power grab

Ahmed Gaid Salah and Abdelaziz Bouteflika (March 11, 2019).
Ahmed Gaid Salah and Abdelaziz Bouteflika (March 11, 2019). © Algerian TV/Reuters
Having understood after the success of the March 22 demonstrations that an extension of Abdelaziz Bouteflika's fourth term could no longer be contemplated, army chief of staff Ahmed Gaid Salah has made his move. With the presidential clan petrified and [...] (694 words)
Issue dated 28/03/2019 Reading time 3 minutes
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