15/11/2013

From the 8th To the 15th of November

Syrische economie zal jaren nodig hebben voor herstel– 11/11/2013– Mo*

WASHINGTON, November 11th 2013 (IPS) — It is already clear that the Syrian economy will need decades to recover from the civil war. Consumption has declined dramatically, hundreds of thousands of jobs were lost.

Iran’s red line on enrichment– 12/11/2013– al-Monitor

Why did the Nov. 7-9 negotiations between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany (the so-called P5+1) on Iran’s disputed nuclear program falter, despite high hopes for an agreement?

Arab societies must build ‘citizen-states’– 14/11/2013– al-Monitor

The primary danger facing the Arab world in the wake of successive revolutions is not a wave of political Islam, but rather the state of violent chaos that has resulted from the breakup of former regimes, which had imposed security through repression and violence. This danger comes as a result of the absence of alternative ruling systems to both maintain security and guarantee the participation of various segments of society.

Histoire. Comment le Maroc a été vendu– 15/11/2013 Telquel

The protectorate did not begin in 1912, but from 1830. Put into debt, threatened, overtaken, the sultans preferred to dispose of the kingdom rather than to give up to the throne. Investigation into the financial secrets and the political intrigues that drove  the country to the biggest humiliation of its history.

Al-Qa’ida-linked Syrian rebels ask for ‘understanding and forgiveness’ after mistakenly decapitating the wrong person– 15/11/2013– The Independent

Al-Qa’ida-linked Syrian rebels ask for ‘understanding and forgiveness’ after mistakenly decapitating the wrong person