Opponents question the ailing president’s fitness to govern, but critics say the country lacks a credible alternative.
Al Jazeera – 8 August 2014
Last month, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika surpassed the 100-day mark of his term after winning an unprecedented fourth mandate on April 17.
In other parts of the world, the 100-day point presents a convenient time to assess how a leader has fared in the first phase of a new mandate. In Algeria, however, debate remains mired on whether Bouteflika, 77, is fit to rule at all. (more…)