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Algerian secret services in survival mode in North Mali
The Algerian intelligence services were long all-powerful in Mali, especially in the north of the country. But faced with a hostile junta and a reorganisation of the Tuareg movements, Algiers must now deal with a situation that is more fragile than ever.
Planned Franco-Algerian historical commission yet to take shape
Six months after the announcement of its creation, tensions between France and Algeria are delaying the establishment of a bilateral body that is supposed to resolve a row over the countries' shared past. The decrees appointing the commission's French and Algerian experts have still not been published.