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Morocco: the next North African revolution?

Could these violent scenes from Egypt be replicated in Morocco? Photo: global political awakening.

The regime of King Mohammed VI is different in some crucial ways to those of Tunisia and Egypt. However, Rabat should still take its neighbours’ unrest very seriously indeed.

January 31st, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics | Read More »

2011: Grand Slams, Liga intrigue and drugs

Iberosphere looks ahead to Spain’s coming year on the sports field and makes some brave –or foolhardy– predictions.

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

What’s eating José Mourinho?

Will ambition alone be enough to keep Mourinho in Madrid? Photo: RTVE.

Real Madrid’s Portuguese coach seems to be having a very public falling out with his employers. Is this a marriage made in hell?

January 21st, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Sports | Read More »

Time is Zapatero’s enemy as he seeks to reform

Over the coming months the Spanish government will attempt to push through some key reforms. For the prime minister they make political, as well as economic sense.

January 17th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

ETA stumbles to ceasefire but can it convince?

ETA announces its truce: another ceasefire, another disappointment?

The Basque group’s recent history has been plagued by logistical weakness and political errors. Few are celebrating its latest truce even though it offers real hope of peace and an end to ETA’s campaign of violence.

January 10th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics | Read More »

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