Friday, February 14, 2020
Outlook for the army's involvement in politics.
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has indicated that early parliamentary and local elections will be held this year, once a constitutional overhaul that he initiated after coming to office in December is complete. These promises of reform, however, have done little to placate activists demanding radical change. The weekly demonstrations that precipitated the army’s removal of Tebboune’s predecessor, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, are ongoing.