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Vol 48 No 16

Published 3rd August 2007


Morocco

Electoral arithmetic

The Islamist PJD is not exactly in freefall but unexpectedly close elections in September could trigger difficult decisions for King Mohammed

Moroccans will vote in September in general elections that are far from a foregone conclusion. Expected for months to emerge as the biggest party, the 'moderate Islamist' Parti de Justice et de Développement has been divided by internal splits, clashing egos and purges to rid itself of anyone who might be labelled 'radical'.

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