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Fri, Apr 27, 2018

Mezran Quoted in QUARTZ on Airbnb Tax in Morocco

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In the News by Karim Mezran

Morocco

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Factbox: The Western Sahara and its path towards a referendum

What is the history of the Western Sahara and what is its relationship with Morocco? How close is it really to a referendum?

MENASource by Mariam Elatouabi

Morocco North & West Africa

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Women’s rights in Morocco: Balancing domestic and international law

Despite Morocco’s many legal advances in women’s rights, its lack of effective implementation and the existence of legislative loopholes undermines its reputation as an open, tolerant, and progressive country. In recent months, Morocco’s human rights record has come under the scrutiny of international organizations, notably the UN Human Rights Council latest UPR. Morocco’s questionable human […]

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Leila Hanafi and Danielle Hites

Human Rights Morocco

Wed, Oct 11, 2017

The limits of democratization in Morocco

The demonstrations, police repression, and continued violence in al-Hoceima in the northern Rif region of Morocco bring back not only the rebellious past of that region, but also memories among Moroccans of Hassan II’s repression—the so-called years of lead. The events also bring the country full circle back to the beginning of the Arab uprising […]

MENASource by Dr. Nabeel Khoury

Democratic Transitions Morocco

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

The military implications of Catalonian secession—an update

assuming that Catalonia was admitted to NATO, what would the newly independent country contribute? At the 2014 Strategic Foresight Forum at the Atlantic Council, Anne Marie Slaughter of the New America Foundation opined that an independent Catalonia would do a fine job of defending itself. After all, Catalonia is a country of over 7 million people, with more than $300 billion in GDP. Spending just 1.6% of that—well below the widely-ignored NATO threshold, of course—provides over $4.5 billion annually. y de-emphasizing the military forces that any landlocked country will have, and instead steering investments towards those it is comparatively positioned to provide, Catalonia could punch above its weight in European political affairs.

Defense Industrialist by James Hasik

Defense Policy Eastern Europe

Sat, Jul 29, 2017

Charai in the Huffington Post: A King’s Introspection, a People’s Hope

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In the News by Ahmed Charai

Morocco

Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Charai in El Mundo: El norte de Marruecos: un reto mediterráneo

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In the News by Ahmed Charai

Morocco

Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Pham Quoted by MAP on Morocco’s Request to Join ECOWAS

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In the News by J. Peter Pham

Morocco North & West Africa

Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Pham Quoted by Morocco World News on Morocco’s Integration into the ECOWAS

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In the News by J. Peter Pham

Morocco

Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Pham Quoted by Maghreb Arabe Presse on Why the Reorganization of the US National Security Council is a Very Positive Signal for Morocco

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In the News by J. Peter Pham

Morocco