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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 55–76.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Yossef Ben-Meir King Mohammed VI of Morocco has announced a national regionalization plan that includes the Western Sahara. Morocco's intention is to regionalize (or, essentially, decentralize) decision-making authority and management in socioeconomic development, political affairs, the judicial...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 67–93.
Published: 01 September 2015
... expressed in this essay are his own. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 decentralization in Morocco Arab Spring Mohammed VI sustainable development experiential training Human Development in the Arab Spring: Morocco’s Efforts to Shape Its Global Future Yossef Ben...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 130–148.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Western Sahara, S/2001/613, 20 June 2001, annex 1, paragraph 5; emphasis added. 10. UNSG, Report on the Situation concerning Western Sahara, S/2002/178, 19 February 2002, 136 Mediterranean Quarterly: Summer 2004 however, seemed quite comfortable with the proposal. King Mohammed VI even boldly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
... — benefiting from a popular approval of the institution of the monarchy, in other words, monarchy as regime type — in every state with the sole exception of Bahrain.25 An independent 2009 Moroccan poll found that over 90 percent of the respondents approved of the rule of King Mohammed VI.26 Even...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in “Human Development in the Arab Spring: Morocco’s Efforts to Shape Its Global Future.” The author, president of the High Atlas Founda- tion, a Moroccan-­US nonprofit organization, looks at Morocco under King Mohammed VI, who since coming to power in 1999 has enacted political reforms that promote...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 176–191.
Published: 01 December 2003
... elections, in which twenty-two political parties participated. The Islamic Justice and Development Party captured forty-two seats, tripling the number of its seats in the lower house. King Mohammed VI appointed the former interior minister, Driss Jettou, an independent politician with no ties to any...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., and labor unions. Demonstrators demanded not the ouster of King Mohammed VI but instead a series of more modest reforms. They wanted the king to give up some of his powers and to dismiss his current cabinet. “The king should reign, not rule,” read one banner held by protesters. The rallies were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of challenges. The erstwhile notion of rulers combin- ing spiritual and temporal powers is increasingly questioned. The legitimacy that the Moroccan and Jordanian monarchs enjoyed through their lineage to Prophet Mohammed is less available to the present rulers, namely Mohamed VI and Abdullah II...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 122–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of King Hassan II, who died in 1999 and was succeeded by his son Mohammed VI. The new king carried out some democratic reforms, but the main force in the country continues to be the Mahkzen, the entrenched civil service. Morocco has difficult relations with Algeria and Mauritania over the status...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 126–130.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and was succeeded by his son Mohammed VI. The new king carried out some democratic reforms, but the main force in the country continues to be the Mahkzen, the entrenched civil service. Morocco has difficult relations with Algeria and Mauritania over the status of the Western Sahara and territorial issues...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 8–19.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in this tactic, with Kuwait being ahead of the rest, but probably the most suc- cessful use of it during the upheaval of 2011 has been by King Mohammed VI of Morocco. He announced constitutional reforms, approved overwhelm- ingly in a referendum in July, that involve making the head of government a prime...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 86–101.
Published: 01 September 2005
... with the Moroccan king, Mohammed VI, to discuss greater cooperation in combating illegal immigration, narco traffi cing, and Islamist terror. While the Socialists’ antiterror strategy is still evolving, the main outlines seem to be coming together. In late April 2004 the Spanish government cre- ated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 40–51.
Published: 01 September 2014
... League, with Saudi Arabia in the lead, to convene a conference, perhaps in Morocco, where King Mohammed VI has placed a priority on advancing the Arab Peace Ini- tiative. Along with top Arab leaders, many Israeli leaders, who have openly and repeatedly endorsed the initiative, would be invited...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 138–141.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... The change in leadership in 1999 did not lead to a break with the past. King Muhammad VI has allowed some political openness but has continued to maintain political and economic inequalities. A slight change in policy is aimed at lowering out- side criticism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... living standards, but did not target King Mohammed VI directly.14 Saudi Arabia is probably the biggest ques- tion mark in the region.15 Large, static, and repressive, with a recognizable minority Shiite population in the east and a youth bulge similar to other Arab Spring countries, Saudi Arabia...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 135–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... The change in leadership in 1999 did not lead to a break with the past. King Muhammad VI has allowed some political openness but has continued to maintain political and economic inequalities. A slight change in policy is aimed at lowering out- side criticism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2002
... on preserving the Protestant-based hierarchy of Buganda. The chapter, unfortu- nately, skips some important events in the Catholic Church, such as the historical visit to Uganda of Pope Paul VI in 1969 as well as the Amin era and takes us straight to the post-Amin era. Even during this period, it overlooks...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 70–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
... resource endowments of the MENA countries, namely, the availability of water and arable land. Moreover, the climatic conditions of the region are not conducive to food pro- duction, especially cereal cultivation, and do not give price competitiveness or other advantages vis- à- vis imports...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 119–148.
Published: 01 December 2016
... persons in Argentina during the dictatorship, 1976 to 1983. 26. Resolution 863/V of the Parliament of Catalonia, rejecting and condemning violation of human rights in Kosovo, and Resolution 85/VI of the Parliament of Catalonia, condemning war actions against Chechnya and appealing to the respect...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 109–113.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of Buganda. The chapter, unfortu- nately, skips some important events in the Catholic Church, such as the historical visit to Uganda of Pope Paul VI in 1969 as well as the Amin era and takes us straight to the post-Amin era. Even during this period, it overlooks such momentous events as the army’s raid...