Algeria: Fight Now, Fly Later

At the rate that troubles keep piling up for Algerian President Ahmed ben Bella, he may never satisfy that longing to address the current session of the United Nations General Assembly. Fortnight ago, Ben Bella's bags were all packed when the Berber revolt in the Kabylia forced him to change plans. Then, after proclaiming with some exaggeration that the rebellion was crushed, Ben Bella confidently put the U.N. trip back on his schedule. Last week it was off again as the strongman faced a new crisis: a nasty border war with neighboring Morocco. Far from avoiding the clash, Ben Bella...

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