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1999

Algeria

Algeria's "Dark Decade" of Civil War

1999A

By Adrian Raeside, 'The Victoria Times Colonist', Canada, 1999

The Victoria Times seems like the only publication in the Western World that covered the Algerioan torror.

1999B

By Plaid Klaus, Illustrator, New York CIty, 1999

Depicted: Abdelaziz Bouteflika became President of Algeria in 1999. As President, he presided over the end of the bloody Algerian civil war.

Jordan

1999C

By Kerry Waghorn, 'The San Francisco Chronicle', 1999

King Hussein II of Jordan laid to rest, February 7, 1999.

1999D

By Steve Greenburg, 'The SeattlePost-Intelligence', February 8, 1999

King Hussein was succeeded by his son Crown Price Abdullah II.

1999E

By Medi Belortaja, Tirana, Albania, 1999

Israel

1999F

Ehud Barak, elected Prime Mninister of Israel on May 17, 1999. Second as Commander-in-Chief of Israel Defense Forces and was the IDF's most decorated soldier.

Iraq

1999G

By David Gaskill, 'Today', March 1, 1999, U.K.