Haftar’s failure to take Tripoli might be a relief to the Moroccan King who might unwittingly be at the centre of a solution to a proxy war unfolding.
The Islamic State (IS) fighters are trying to flee Mosul. No doubt, the US-supported Iraqi forces will establish control over the city pretty soon. At first, IS militants will leave Iraq for the province of Deir-ez-Zor, Syria, to intensify fighting there. But with Syria no longer a safe haven, they’ll have to move elsewhere looking for weak points, like the countries of Maghreb…
In what amounted to one of the most egregious examples of Hillary Clinton’s «pay-to-play» extortion racket, King Mohammed VI of Morocco donated a handsome $12 million dollars to the Clinton Foundation in return for a promise by Mrs. Clinton to speak at a Clinton Global Initiative conference scheduled for May of 2015 in Morocco. Because the conference was scheduled for the month after Clinton declared her intentions to run for president of the United States, she did not attend. However, Clinton sent her husband Bill and daughter Chelsea to the event in her place.
At the dawn of the so-called Arab Spring in 2011, diplomats, politicians, and intellectuals debated a fresh question: what role can Islamist political parties play in a fledgling democracy?..