Ahmed Benchemsi

Ahmed Benchemsi is a visiting scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. An award-winning journalist, he founded and was the publisher and editor of TelQuel and Nishan, Morocco’s two best-selling news magazines.

January 2012, Volume 23, Issue 1

Morocco: Outfoxing the Opposition

Morocco was not immune to the 2011 upheavals in the Arab world, but the country’s monarchy deftly managed the crisis through cosmetic constitutional reform.