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January 14, 2013

The Game of Thrones in North Africa

“As far as liberty,” he continued, “Morocco has recently gone from zero percent to 95 percent.

But we don’t have total freedom. Once in a while somebody goes to jail. And people ask, how come during the reign of Hassan II nobody went to jail? The reason is because no one wrote about anything controversial. Those were real red lines back in that day. No one had the right to write anything about the king except what was official, the things he was doing. Now people take the initiative and write about the king.” -- Michael Totten | World Affairs Journal

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 14, 2013 12:40 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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