Algeria: An Aggressive Restoration Politique étrangère, Vol. 87, No. 2, Summer 2022
The election of President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, followed by the Covid-19 pandemic, marked the end of the road for the Hirak movement that had failed to establish itself as a political alternative despite its massive popularity.
However, repression cannot disguise the lack of renewal within the ruling establishment or the persistence of economic problems. Algeria’s relationship with Morocco has worsened since the latter’s rapprochement with Israel, while its relationship with France remains marked by conflicting memories.
Akram Belkaïd is a journalist at the Monde diplomatique and a member of the editorial team at Orient XXI.
Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 87, No. 2, Summer 2022.