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Morocco

King Hassan II

Date of Birth: 9 July 1929
Place of Birth: Rabat, Morocco
Died: 23 July 1999


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A new-style monarchy

Moroccans look forward to political changes that were inconceivable even when the late King Hassan II was liberalising in the 1990s and his Interior Minister, Driss Basri (now exiled in France, an embarrassment to the Palace) ran the tough security services...


Saharan box of tricks

Morocco has not been coup-prone since the 1970s, when King Hassan II used the Saharan issue to save his throne, but rebellious sentiments could rise, especially in the junior ranks, were troops told to withdraw; l the 200,000 or so Moroccans who have moved from the north to settle in the Sahara...


A line in the sand

Moroccans are nervous: there is widespread concern that goes beyond die-hard nationalist circles that `M6' and his team are incapable of managing such delicate political manoeuvres, in contrast to his late father King Hassan II and his Interior Minister Driss Basri, or Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika...


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