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Palestinian efforts to win unilateral recognition through international organizations like UNESCO and organizational courts like that of the international soccer federation FIFA have long been...

On Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry and Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar will sit down to begin the third bilateral U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue. I’ve...

I spent the last week of November in Morocco in order to attend the Second World Human Rights Forum, an international confab of NGOs working...

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve criticized Human Rights Watch (HRW) for conducting human rights research and advocacy subjectively through the lens of politics rather...

In recent weeks, some conservative analysts have pointed out supposed international hypocrisy in the treatment of Morocco’s possession of and presence in Western Sahara. After...

On January 17, President Obama signed into law the 2014 Appropriation Bill passed by Congress which includes for the first time language mandating that U.S....

Not all “Arab unrest” is equal. Consider these current headlines out of North Africa and try to spot the odd man out: “Libya's south teeters...

It has become a familiar pattern: violent provocateurs create a confrontation with lightly armed anti-riot squads. The state officials defend themselves. The instigators claim there...

You have to appreciate the irony. The Palestinians -- who have made photo propaganda and falsification a central part of their anti-Israel efforts -- are...

It is one of the memorable lines in Casablanca (which has many of them): "We haven't quite decided yet whether he committed suicide or died trying...

The Obama administration fancies itself as a defender of human rights. Obama spoke quite a lot about his commitment to human rights and democracy at the UN...

Yesterday, the Polisario Front's jackboots nabbed their former police chief, who had broken with the group and embraced an autonomy plan for Western Sahara put forth...