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Morocco

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

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Long-term agenda

The Parti de la Justice et du Développement is back in politics, with a message it intends to be acceptable to a majority of Moroccans. After the Islamist bombings in May 20...


Collision course

The new Pan-African Parliament has already made an impact. As it opened in Midrand on 16 September, Pretoria established diplomatic ties with the Polisario Front's government-in-ex...


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...


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...


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