Arab Digest editor William Law is joined by North Africa expert Francis Ghiles, an associate senior researcher at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB).
Their economies, their governments, the repression of critics and journalists, relations with France and the Western Sahara affair all feature in a wide-ranging overview of the two senior Maghreb countries: Algeria and Morocco. The Pegasus scandal gets a look-in, too.
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