While the centre of the Arab world is commonly identified in the Levant, Egypt or the Arabian Peninsula, one state on the shores of the Atlantic could surpass the other Arab states. Morocco Morocco is probably the only Arab country besides Egypt that has a strong sense of pride in its own nation, even though… Continue reading A distant Power
Are the Arabs missing an opportunity they have been waiting for for centuries? A few ages have passed since the Arab caliphates were global centres of power. They were succeeded by the Ottomans, who dominated Middle Eastern politics for centuries, sometimes in competition with the Safavids. This was followed by the rule of the European… Continue reading A historical omission?