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Promoting Responsibility and Accountability in Morocco’s Security Services – Caitlin Dearing Scott

Caitlin Dearing Scott January 18, 2017 Starting last Wednesday, Moroccan police officers added a new element to their uniforms – a metal badge that makes it possible to identify them by both name and number. In a statement announcing the reform, the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) stated that the goal of the uniform addition is to “increase transparency in the work of the national police services.” According to ...

A New Year in Morocco-US Relations? – Jean R. AbiNader

Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC December 22, 2016 In its recent 2017 Global Forecast, the Center for Strategic and Internal Studies (CSIS) asked veteran policy analyst, security expert, and former senior government official Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman to provide his perspective on “What are the main risks we face in the Middle East?” True to form, he did not waste any words on trying to crystal-ball the incoming Administration but instead ...

Resetting South-South Cooperation – Jean R. AbiNader

Morocco’s Win-Win Development Partnerships Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC December 23, 2014 King Mohammed VI’s energizing vision of Morocco’s role as a platform for business development in central, west, and Atlantic Coast Africa resulted in a number of initiatives in 2014. The critical value of several of these projects was recently highlighted in a new publication released by the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center, “Addressing the Food, Water, and Energy Nexus: Transatlantic ...

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