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Unformatted text preview: Morocco Shown without Western Sahara , just to be safe. Just don't show it to anyone in Morocco . The Kingdom of Morocco is a constitutional monarchy (increasingly liberal at that) in North- West Africa, just on the far edge of the Middle East. It became independent in 1956 from France. Before that period, the issue of its being in the French sphere of influence annoyed Germany massively, resulting in the Moroccan Crises of 1905 and 1911. It currently rules the disputed territory of Western Sahara , where a fragile ceasefire holds sway. There have been a couple of terrorist attacks in Morocco, targeting symbolic buildings and killing mostly Moroccans and a few Spaniards. Which justified the Moroccan version of the PATRIOT act and allowed the regime to arrest every and any body they want. This has proven so advantageous to it, that the idea that it was actually orchestrated by them is very widespread. It speaks volumes of the jadedness of Moroccans concerning the Palace that they believe it might...
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- Winter '09
- Morocco, Western Sahara, Moroccan protest movement