Carnegie’s Dalia Ghanem spoke to Al-Jazeera English News about the Algeria protests. Ghanem noted that the protests represent a unique sequence of events that Algeria has not witnessed since the 1990's. Ghanem explained that the current Algerian regime is very complex, as it is composed of state bureaucrats, business leaders, and political military elites all connected by familial and tribal ties. Ghanem stressed that the protests are very peaceful and civilized.

This interview was originally broadcast on Al-Jazeera English.