Algeria: Arab Spring or a Political Summer?
Institute for Security Studies (Tshwane/Pretoria), 5 March 2013
For many external observers, Algeria is at a political standstill, especially compared to events in neighbouring Tunisia, Libya and Egypt. Moreover, many analysts have been puzzled by developments in Algeria and its avoidance of the Arab Spring. Most of them had predicted that last year's legislative elections would see the victory of the Islamists in Algeria (the Green Alliance). Yet this never ...