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Morocco

Population: 35.74 mn.
GDP: $109.34 bn.
Debt: $49.75 bn.

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Saharan box of tricks

As Saharan independence threatens, Rabat digs up its box of tricks

King Mohammed VI has woken up to the realisation that Morocco's campaign to impose its sovereignty over Western Sahara has entered a dangerous new phase. For three decades, the for...


Rabat's regional security web

As it tries to regain some of the initiative in the struggle for Western Sahara, Morocco will seek to pull in debts from several West African and other states with which it has lon...


Basri's heirs

A new generation of security chiefs responds to the Islamist challenge

A new security elite has finally risen to the top in Morocco, buoyed up by popular demands for security and more incisive government. This comes three and a half years after King ...


Crises to come

Whoever governs Morocco faces daunting social problems and the challenge of creating a more responsive political system. In two decades, Fes has fallen from third-ranked economic...


Ties that bind

Having given sanctuary to late President Mobutu Sese Seko, Morocco is maintaining close ties with Joseph Kabila, some of whose intelligence and close protection agents are being...


Democracy at stake

Long before the suicide bombings ripped through Casablanca's heart on 16 May, Morocco's political class was debating the extent to which political Islam should be allowed to thrive...


Jettou set

King Mohammed VI surprised Moroccans on 9 October by naming industrialist-turned-Interior Minister Driss Jettou as his new Prime Minister.


Horse-trading

Islamist politicians and Francophone analysts agree on one thing, at least: the longer the outgoing coalition partners, the Union Socialiste des Forces Populaires and Parti de l'Is...


Everyone likes parsley

The Parsley Island affair underlined the glacial nature of Rabat-Madrid relations. Spain's continuing occupation of the enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, within Morocco, is highly sen...


Uncharted waters

The United Nations has issued an ambiguous legal opinion about exploration licences in the ocean off Western Sahara, and Morocco is objecting to exploration by Spain's Repsol YPF o...


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