Intelligence: Ahmed Gaid Salah recreates his own "DRS"
Army chief of staff Ahmed Gaid Salah is manoeuvring furiously to strengthen his hold over post-Bouteflika Algeria. He has set about turning the Army Central Security Directorate, the DCSA, into an all-powerful intelligence service comparable to the former Intelligence and [. [...]
Deputy Hamel fosters his alliance with China Harbour
The repeated successes of China Harbour Engineering Co (CHEC) in the Algerian port sector have not left indifferent Ali El Hamel, the FLN deputy for the governorate of Adrar. A business mogul in his electoral stronghold in southern Algeria (see [. [...]