What is it about?

The examination of Algerian civil-military relations through a two-dimensional model. The study lays the ground for the reasons behind the continuity of pathological civil-military relations in Algeria.

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Why is it important?

The significance of the study comes from the methodological approach that separates the foundation and continuity phases of civil-military relations in Algeria.


This study is a great opportunity to evaluate the future of Algerian civil-military relations in an era that a prolonged presidency of Bouteflika ended leaving many issues behind.

Furkan Halit Yolcu
Sakarya Universitesi

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This page is a summary of: The Democratizer Army Paradox: The Role of the Algerian Army in Impeded Democratization, Journal of Asian and African Studies, June 2019, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/0021909619856923.
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