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The Game of Thrones
in North Africa

World Affairs, by Michael J. Totten

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Posted By:Judy W., 1/14/2013 7:26:57 PM

It feels strange visiting a country like Morocco and listening to people extol the virtues of a political system my country waged a revolution against. Morocco has a king, and he’s a real one too, not some kind of a figurehead. But I went there, I listened, and after almost ten years of visiting Middle Eastern countries wracked by tyranny, terrorism, botched revolutions, and wars, I was perhaps a bit more willing to hear what they had to say than I might have been a decade ago. A monarchy is a tough sell for Americans.

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A monarchy in the Middle East is a very easy sell for this American, who can look around and see what elections have wrought there. This is a very interesting article about a country I knew very little about.

      


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