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Algeria’s Minority Group Demands Autonomy, Sparking Stability Concerns of Another Arab Ally


By Ben Evansky – “The Obama administration could face potential political upheaval with yet another ally in the Arab world, this time in Algeria.

Documents given to members of Congress and obtained by Fox News show that Algeria’s largest minority group, the Kabyles, who number up to 10 million, will demand on Wednesday that their government hold a referendum on autonomy. This will be followed by planned demonstrations, which some analysts fear could lead to a brutal conflict and possible uprising — if the U.S. doesn’t act to bring the sides together and work on a mutually acceptable agreement.” Read more.

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