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Spain’s Zapatero embraces short-lived Libya foray

Spain, like other coalition members, is desperately hoping the Libyan intervention will be short. Photo: Sebastià Giralt.

The Spanish prime minister, a staunch opponent of the Iraq invasion, has backed the anti-Gaddafi no-fly zone. But Congress’ approval of the operation does not anticipate a drawn-out conflict.

March 24th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics | Read More »

The Tejero coup, North Africa and back-slapping

The Tejero coup, North Africa and back-slapping

Josep Ramoneda looks at how Spain has celebrated the 30th anniversary of the foiling of the February 23 Tejero attempted coup, against the backdrop of the ongoing turmoil in North Africa, and he doesn’t like what he sees.

February 28th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Morocco’s Mohammed VI must decide

Moroccan Interior Minister Tayeb Cherkaoui addresses the press.

Protests in Morocco have not been as intense as in many neighbouring nations, despite some outbreaks of violence. However, if he is to avoid more alarming scenes, the monarch must take some big decisions – and soon.

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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 »

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