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Algeria Spy Chief's Ouster Spurs Discussion of President's Future

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's ousting of a powerful spy chief has strengthened the veteran leader's allies and revived speculation about how long he plans to stay in power. As head of the DRS military intelligence service for two decades, Mohamed Mediene was seen by the public only in rare, grainy photographs but won a reputation as a power broker so influential that one of his nicknames was "King of Algeria." Mediene's removal Sunday, announced in a terse...

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