23 Jan
Hostage crisis shatters Algeria’s image as a safe place to do business | Agence France-Presse via The National
Last week’s hostage-taking has rocked the image of Algeria’s powerful security apparatus, raising questions about how gunmen could have overrun the key Ain Amenas gasfield, with alarming implications for the energy sector.
As foreign governments continued to count the human cost of the attack, in which 37 foreign workers were killed, Algiers has scrambled to contain the fallout from its inability to stop the world’s deadliest hostage crisis in almost a decade.
FULL ARTICLE (AFP via The National)
Photo: looking4poetry/Flickr

Hostage crisis shatters Algeria’s image as a safe place to do business | Agence France-Presse via The National

Last week’s hostage-taking has rocked the image of Algeria’s powerful security apparatus, raising questions about how gunmen could have overrun the key Ain Amenas gasfield, with alarming implications for the energy sector.

As foreign governments continued to count the human cost of the attack, in which 37 foreign workers were killed, Algiers has scrambled to contain the fallout from its inability to stop the world’s deadliest hostage crisis in almost a decade.

FULL ARTICLE (AFP via The National)

Photo: looking4poetry/Flickr

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