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Pushing Algeria to the Limits of Nonintervention

May 18, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
Algerian troops march during a military parade in Tripoli on September 1, 2009 to mark the 40th anniversary since Kadhafi seized power in the north African desert state.
Algerian troops march during a military parade in Tripoli on September 1, 2009 to mark the 40th anniversary since Kadhafi seized power in the north African desert state.
(MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Algeria prides itself on its vehement respect for other states' sovereignty, but a mounting militancy threat on its doorstep is testing Algiers' long-standing policy of nonintervention. Its neighbors, many of which are ruled by unstable governments, are incapable of combating rising militant activity on their own. Once Algeria achieves some...

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