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Samir Bennis


Samir Bennis is a political analyst. He is the editor-in-chief of Morocco World News.

Comment: The current political elite in Morocco is not capable of working hand in hand with the King in proposing foreign policy and helping steer the country, writes Samir Bennis.

04 October, 2016

Comment: The Kurdish model of autonomy in Iraq must be fearlessly resisted in Morocco, argues Samir Bennis.

16 August, 2016

Comment: Morocco must rejoin the African Union if it wishes to mobilise support for its position, and minimise the AU's negative role in Western Sahara, writes Samir Bennis.

08 August, 2016

Comment: Spain cannot call to regain its sovereignty over Gibraltar, while in parallel refusing Morocco's legitimate right to its sovereignty over Ceuta and Melilla, writes Samir Bennis

28 June, 2016

Comment: Spanish citizens of Moroccan descent represent a significant group within Spain's population, but they remain politically under-represented and written out of history, writes Samir Bennis

23 June, 2016

Comment: Muslims should not apologise for actions in their names any more than ordinary Americans should apologise for George Bush's invasion of Iraq, writes Samir Bennis.

16 June, 2016

Will the passing of Abdelaziz signal a change in the Polisario’s handing and approach to the Western Sahara, asks Samir Bennis.

03 June, 2016

Comment: While a Clinton-led administration may bring about a policy shift, Morocco must remain cautious and mindful of US importance on the world stage, writes Samir Bennis.

01 June, 2016

Comment: Moroccan leftists should rally behind Rabat's policy and lobby their international comrades who support Western Sahara's Polisario Front and its efforts towards independence, writes Samir Bennis.

24 May, 2016

Comment: Rabat's strengthening links with China have drawn attention to the strategic importance of Gulf oil for Beijing, and its implications for the geopolitical landscape, says Samir Bennis

19 May, 2016