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Algeria Crisis Reveals Bigger Threat

  • Joe DeCapua

A man reads a newspaper headlining "Terrorist attack and kidnapping in In Amenas," at a news stand in Algiers, January 17, 2013.

A man reads a newspaper headlining "Terrorist attack and kidnapping in In Amenas," at a news stand in Algiers, January 17, 2013.

As the terrorist-related events unfold in Algeria, an analyst says Algeria and its neighbors may feel the effects for quite some time.

Richard Cochrane, Middle East and North African analyst for IHS Janes in London, says dealing with the attack on a gas facility will not end the terrorist threat. In fact, it may trigger similar incidents in the region.

Cochrane spoke to VOA's Joe De Capua. To listen to the interview, click on the links below.


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