Strong U.S. Ally in a Chaotic Region

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With the recent decline in oil prices, many predicted that Algeria would come under a real threat of instability. Indeed, if one were to believe the opinion of such self-appointed “experts,” Algeria would be teetering on the verge of collapse.

Nothing could be farther from the truth. Hard facts paint a different picture of Africa’s largest country. While my country has registered a 50 percent drop in revenues from the hydrocarbon sector (the backbone of its economy), it is far from collapse.

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