NARCO RoundUp (OCT18)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Things are rocking and rolling at NARCO and the October RoundUp is admittedly late. Algeria is a hot mess of contradiction – with oil the only sector projecting any coherency. Politics and security are inscrutable. Libya’s Palermo Conference did exactly what everyone expected it to: nothing. Meanwhile, the Islamic State keeps carrying out attacks and oil production keeps inching upwards. Mauritania has a new government that will safely shepherd foreign direct investment, but there are mounting concerns about a political transition and the overall security situation.

Algeria: Bouteflika, Bouteflikism, and son oeuvre
Libya: The Palermo Flop
Mauritania: A succession Government

Algeria: The General Question (2)
Libya: The Islamic State Actually Remaining
Mauritania: Ghazouani Out, Lemine In

Algeria: Sonatrach's Marketing Campaign
Libya: Something's Got to Give
Mauritania: Continuity and Stability

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