Africa is undoubtedly the future of humanity, this is not a cliché, it is reality. It has the resources, natural and human diversity, the aspiring youth and the iron will to step into action and make things happen for the benefit of its peoples. This blog will look introspectively in the dynamics of change in this "young" continent shedding light on creed, culture, politics and economics. There is a lot the world can learn from this continent. Was it not, after all, the cradle of humanity, dare I ask?
Moroccans are a schizophrenic nation, and they seem to take this diagnostic with great ease and even pride.
Morocco has always been a cultural and linguistic crossroads of many civilizations and religions since the beginning of time, and this is magnificently reflected on the behavior of its people as well as their cultural legacy.
Will the Libyan political class opt for that or go the way of the irreversible fragmentation?
The Egyptian revolution is undoubtedly the most dramatic episode of the so-called Arab Spring.
So far, the only countries that seem to be escaping the scenario of Somalization are: Tunisia and Yemen.
Chaos is coming to the Middle East in the aftermath of the failure of the so-called Arab Spring, and it is coming big.
This popular movement has undoubtedly exposed the precariousness of the Amazigh/Berbers and the reality of the political game in Morocco.
Libya, as a country and as a state, does not seem to exist anymore, it has been replaced by various warring “paper governments,” fundamentalist religious groupings and military factions and recently even ISIS.
The election of the young centrist Emmanuel Macron is a global victory and a success for all mankind eager for democracy, justice, human rights, fraternity and dialogue.
The Saudi hopes of becoming a regional power and sole spokesman for the Muslim world have been dashed on the rock of American realpolitik.