Yasmina Allouche holds an MA in International Conflict Studies from Kings College London. Yasmina is a Deputy Researcher and writer at the TRT World Research Centre with a focus on North Africa.
Removing military control over Algeria's politics is a lengthy process that will not be ended by protests or elections.
The Algerian football team has become the pride of a nation in need of good news following five months of weekly protests prompted by former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika planning to run for a fifth term.
Memes, songs and slogans are driving the countrywide protests, but some people have started to differ on the language and choice of words used, exposing the fault lines among the demonstrators.
To maintain their grip on power, the DRS is accused of carrying out large-scale violence, which includes rampant killings and assassinations, and has a history of undermining the country's civilian governments.
The Algerian Army occupies a delicate position after Bouteflika's resignation. Now it must deliver on protesters’ demands without directly interfering in politics
The death anniversary of one of Algeria's most revered revolutionaries, Larbi Ben M'Hidi, coincides with massive protests across the country. Has Algeria's elite forgotten the resilience of the spirit that gave them power in the first place?
The flow of migrants to Algeria has given the country access to financial assistance which allows the elite to neglect an internal humanitarian solution for migrants reaching their borders.
The post-Arab Spring democratisation process in Tunisia has been one of the more hopeful stories of the region's revolutions. But unfortunately today the country is fast becoming a buffer zone for Daesh and other extremists.
Algeria's war of independence continues to define how the state has evolved, yet promises made but not kept are what concerns the younger generation.
Women have not caused anywhere near as much destruction and chaos as men in power have. Many women have, though, often defied the stereotypes associated with women leaders.
Bilateral relations between both countries share essential long term strategic security and trade ties. After the elections this relationship is set to continue.
The Algerian government must adopt steps to counter the massive disinterest in the democratic system, and regain the trust of a people who are living in conditions that are ripe for slipping into a struggle for revolution
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