Algeria: The Supreme Guide

"Of all the people in the world," orated Algerian Premier Ahmed ben Bella to his fanatically cheering audience, "the Algerians are the last ones who will accept dictatorship." Then Ben Bella proceeded to make himself the one-man ruler of a one-party state.

Before 3,500 delegates of his National Liberation Front packed into Algiers' Majestic theater last week, Ben Bella accepted nomination by acclamation for President—a new title which will supersede that of Premier and hand Ben Bella even greater power.

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