Algeria's Boom Remains Incomplete
Algeria has largely resisted Arab Spring winds. Instead, it has been busy building up oil reserves and cash, to the point that the IMF has asked it for a loan. But beneath this apparently tranquil surface, many complain women's rights have been ignored and are growing skeptical that longtime President Bouteflika Abdelziz has any interest in substantive social and political change.
- Tuesday, 11 June 2013