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Latest update : 2014-04-11

The case of Algeria: What alternative to ageing Bouteflika?

Algeria's Abedelaziz Bouteflika is on the campaign trail, at least in spirit. The 77-year-old Algerian president has been completely absent from his own political rallies, and yet his victory seems certain. Bouteflika, who spent most of last year in hospital, is one of the last of the generation that fought his country's war of independence from France. But, parallel to the election campaign, there's been a distinct whiff of grassroots anti-establishment activism. What's in store for Algeria?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

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William JORDAN

Former Head of the North Africa Department, US State Department

Kamel BENKOUSSA

Former Algerian Presidential Candidate

Farouk ATIG

Editor in Chief, 'Integral Production'

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2015-05-05 France

France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 2)

French lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that spells out a legal framework for intelligence-gathering, including mass monitoring of the big phone and internet...

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2015-05-05 France

France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 1)

French lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that spells out a legal framework for intelligence-gathering, including mass monitoring of the big phone and internet...

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2015-05-04 defence

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

The French president is now in Riyadh after sealing a deal in Doha to sell Rafale fighter jets. On Tuesday, François Hollande will become the first ever Western leader to attend...

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2015-05-04 Iran

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 1)

The French president is now in Riyadh after sealing a deal in Doha to sell Rafale fighter jets. On Tuesday, François Hollande will become the first ever Western leader to attend...

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2015-04-30 David Cameron

A less United Kingdom: Homestretch for uncertain election (part 1)

We are a week away from a UK election that could send the British Isles into unchartered waters. Incumbent David Cameron has been touting a recovery stronger than on the...

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