MOROCCO: Terrorists' Toll

One broiling hot night last August, the French overlords of Morocco deposed and exiled Sultan Sidi Mohammed ben Youssef, and in his place installed sad-eyed, compliant Sultan Sidi Mohammed ben Moulay Arafa. By doing so, the French hoped to discourage any respectable support for Arab nationalism, and to gain a little peace. Since then, Morocco has seen not peace but more bloodshed. Items: a house painter tried to assassinate the new Sultan; terrorists bombed the Algiers-Casablanca Express; a Moroccan member of the French secret police was shot dead; on Christmas Eve in Casablanca's central market, a home-made terrorist bomb...

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