Is Bouteflika still ruling Algeria?

Abdul Aziz Bouteflika has been seen as a pillar of stability in Algeria and the Middle East, but the aging dictator's health has been in question in recent years. Bouteflika rarely makes public appearances and even government officials claim that they do not have access to president. In recent months rumors have surfaced that Bouteflika is no longer ruling Algeria. In this week's episode Mike and Danny discuss the political situation in Algeria and the possible candidates to succeed Bouteflika.

Abdullah Bouteflika, long time president of Algeria has made very few public appearances during the past two years

Abdullah Bouteflika, long time president of Algeria has made very few public appearances during the past two years