North Africa

February 17, 2014

Sun shines brightly on Morocco’s solar energy ambitions

Originally published in The National Read the original here. Last month, under the hot desert sun, King Mohammed VI of Morocco officially cut the ribbon on the construction of a large solar energy plant in the city of Ouarzazate. Upon its expected completion in… Read More

September 2, 2013

‘Arab Spring,’ Moroccan Winter

(Published on Read the original here. Recent analyses of the Middle East and North Africa indicate that the countries in the region are entering a “third phase” of the Arab Spring. The first phase was characterized by the massive mobilization of the… Read More