MOROCCO: Et Tu, Oufkir?

Morocco's King Hassan II is today the only monarch in North Africa swept by the winds of socialism. Just over a year ago, he narrowly escaped when dissident army cadets invaded his birthday party with machine guns, rockets and mortars and killed 92 guests. Last week Hassan had another miraculous escape —this time from his own air force.

The King was flying home from a three-week visit to France and his Boeing 727 jetliner was just descending to begin the approach into Rabat airport when three American-made F-5 Freedom Fighters of the Moroccan air force flew out to meet it....

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