- Spain falls into line with Morocco on the Western Sahara conflict Ignacio Cembrero · 15 April Rabat has won the day. After a fifteen-month crisis with Madrid, Premier Pedro Sanchez has finally approved the Moroccan plan for the autonomy of Western Sahara. The idea is to put an end to the conflict without resorting to the self-determination referendum demanded by the Polisario Front with (...)
How the Gulf Monarchies Made Ex-King Juan Carlos Rich
· March 2021
Living in exile in Abu Dhabi since August 2020 at the request of his son Felipe VI on account of corruption scandals attached to his name, the former king of Spain amassed a considerable fortune during his 39-year reign thanks to the Gulf rulers.
“Only one non-Saudi, King Juan Carlos, has my (...)
- Morocco. The Inconceivable Abdication of Mohamed VI Ignacio Cembrero · May 2018 During the first four months of this year, the King of Morocco spent less than twenty days in his country. His frequent and extended absences bring the kingdom to a near standstill creating a situation which, in the long term, will be untenable since the Moroccan chief of state is vested with (...)