The two Algerian generals’ war of shadows

The Arab Weekly - Mar 31, 2019

“No one wants another revolution, Algeria has been through too many — the war against France, the agrarian and Arab nationalist versions in the 1960s and 1970s. They narrowly escaped, at a huge cost in life and destruction, the Islamic version in the 1990s. Today, they aspire to be governed by a more competent and less corrupt generation, which is not short of talent. The question is: will the likes of Gaid Salah and Mediene succeed, as they have in the past, in banging the stable door firmly shut on them?” Francis Ghilès, associate fellow at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs.

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