Will peaceful democratic change prove possible in Algeria? What next in Venezuela?

Hundreds of thousands of people protested in central Algiers on Friday in the biggest demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 20-year rule since unrest began last month.
So begins a recent Reuters report on the momentous events unfolding in what has heretofore been an anchor of stability in the region.  For more in depth analysis see: Understanding

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