Morocco has armed itself with a dramatically different weapon against terrorism – the power of Muslim women to quell violence before it happens.
King Mohammed VI is seeking US backing for Morocco’s claim to the disputed territory of Western Sahara where the Sahrawi people await a vote on independence. Suppressing this option for the Sahrawis could push younger generations to violence, further destabilizing North Africa.
The UN Security Council did not grant Kenya's new president a year off from trial at The Hague. Examining Nairobi's subsequent 'freak out.'
Oil companies operating in the once-mighty Libya are reviewing their commitments more than two years after the revolution there. Further west, however, sits Morocco, where some oil companies are eagerly laying the groundwork for what could be a major oil and gas bonanza.