MOROCCO: Change of Face

France has been just as slow in making way for nationalist aspirations in Morocco as it once was in Indo-China, with results that eventually may be just as bad. For the past nine months, as a French resident put it recently, "Morocco has been living in an acute state of siege." Others called the ironhanded regime of the Resident General, Old Soldier Augustin Guillaume, a "police state," and even saw a prospect of civil war.

Since the French deposed and exiled fractious Sultan Sidi Mohammed ben Youssef last year, they have had no...

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