Despite All the Makings of Crisis, Algeria Continues to Prioritize Political Stability

Demonstrators of the Berber community stage a protest in front of a walled area where Algier's newspapers are headquartered, Algiers, July 8, 2015 (AP photo by Sidali Djarboub).
Demonstrators of the Berber community stage a protest in front of a walled area where Algier's newspapers are headquartered, Algiers, July 8, 2015 (AP photo by Sidali Djarboub).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, discuss Africa’s presidents for life, the need to rethink U.S. relationships with the Arab world, and political stagnation in Indonesia under Jokowi. For the Report, Vish Sakthivel joins Peter Dörrie to talk about the outlook for Algeria when the Bouteflika era comes to an end. Listen: Download: MP3Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Relevant Articles on WPR: Why Africa’s ‘Presidents for Life’ Are So Afraid to Lose Power Why the U.S. Should Prioritize Iraq and UAE Ties Over Egypt and Saudi Arabia Why Indonesia’s Apparent Stability Under […]

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