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North African Instability
North African Instability
Is Algeria Next?

Ethnic violence has erupted in Algeria’s southern desert city of Ghardaia this weekend. One man died, ten were wounded and homes and businesses went up in flames.The zone of instability that continues to form in the wake of the Arab Spring may be moving towards Algeria.

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