Rabat - The political implosion of Algeria after the death of ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika could cause the country of 40 million to fall into a civil war similar in nature to the ones ongoing in Libya and Syria, according to Pierre Defraigne, the Honorary Director General of the European Commission.

EU Official: Algeria to Implode Post-Bouteflika
Pierre Defraigne, the Honorary Director General of the European Commission.
Zainab Calcuttawala is an American journalist based in Morocco.