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Saturday, April 21, 2007
Bombings Leave Moroccans Both Worried and Confused
My friend Robert was urgently recalled back to the Algerian Embassy from Baghdad regarding this situation.
The American Consulate in Casablanca has closed amid tightened security at other consulates, hotels and police stations. Security forces patrol the highways, searching cars and slowing traffic.

Skeptics say that the government has an interest in minimizing any local connections with Al Qaeda to avoid scaring away foreign investment and tourism.

Even if the Moroccan bombings were not related to Al Qaeda or the attacks in Algeria, they nonetheless stand out.
Needless to say, I think my travel plans to North Africa are on hold at the moment.....
posted by Broadsheet @ 11:56 AM  
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