Ahmed Gaid Salah to stay in charge after minimalist transition
Whether it be Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Azzedine Mihoubi, Ali Benflis, Abdelaziz Belaïd or Abdelkader Bengrina, the president elected on December 12 will arrive in the El Mouradia Palace with his hands and feet bound. He will take charge of a state [. [...]
Ahmed Gaid Salah sets election and intelligence reform tempo
As well as remonstrating with the demonstrators, army chief of staff Ahmed Gaid Salah is continuing to work to strengthen his hold over the intelligence services. He wants to be able to weigh on events after the December 12 presidential [. [...]
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 [. [...]