“Balancing the role of the army against the grievances of civil society,” Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria's new president, is “apparently in charge of a process of national reconciliation that may finally allow Algeria to address the social and economic needs that a decade of political turbulence and violence has made even more urgent.”
Bouteflika and Algeria's Path from Revolt to Reconciliation
Robert Mortimer is a professor of political science at Haverford College. Among his recent works on North Africa is a chapter entitled “The Arab Maghreb Union: Myth and Reality” in Yahia Zoubir, ed., North Africa in Transition (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1999).
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Robert Mortimer; Bouteflika and Algeria's Path from Revolt to Reconciliation. Current History 1 January 2000; 99 (633): 10–15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2000.99.633.10
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