Tag Archives: Morocco

On The Complexity Of Victimology

It is a popular thing in this present age to fancy oneself a victim.  The desire to escape from responsibility is certainly a popular one, and regardless of the specific social issue or global issue at stake, there are a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Berbers

The Berbers (The Peoples Of Africa), by Michael Brett and Elizabeth Fentress The Berbers, to the extent that people tend to think of them at all, are not often thought of as a people of Africa.  Despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Simple Past

The Simple Past, by Driss Chraïbi It is easy to see why this book is considered to be important.  Part of that is due to circumstances of time and place, as the author was part of a cadre of Western-educated … Continue reading

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Book Review: International Dimensions Of The Western Sahara Conflict

International Dimensions Of The Western Sahara Conflict, edited by Yahia H. Zoubir and Daniel Volman There is an air of unreality about a great deal of what has been written about the Western Sahara conflict.  During the 80’s and 90’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: War And Refugees: The Western Sahara Conflict

War And Refugees:  The Western Sahara Conflict, edited by Richard Lawless and Laila Monahan This book is not a particularly long one, but it is a good effort in demonstrating the broad level of interest that at least some academics … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Western Sahara (The Washington Papers)

The Western Sahara (The Washington Papers), by David Lynn Price It’s interesting to read a short book like this that seeks to present a very obviously slanted view of a somewhat neglected and forgotten corner of the world.  To be … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Internal Security Services In Liberalizing States

Internal Security Services In Liberalizing States: Transitions, Turmoil, and (In)Security, by Joseph L. Derdzinski Being a person who has some personal experience in dealing with security services in a “liberalizing” street there the facade and reality of democracy are rather … Continue reading

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