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Aug. 20, 1907: Unrest in Morocco

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Casa Blanca, Morocco Aug. 20, 1907 The Times carries a vivid description of a battle between Moorish tribesmen, French sharpshooters and spahis (Arabs in the French service), and though the story is … Continue reading

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Dec. 2, 1957

   

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Neumann on the Mideast , Part 2

Note: In early 1957, The Times sent UCLA professor Robert G. Neumann on a six-week tour of the Middle East. Neumann, who was later the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and Morocco, wrote these stories upon his return. His son, Ronald, … Continue reading

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Mideast in turmoil

May 1, 1957 Los Angeles In early 1957, Robert G. Neumann, associate professor of political science at UCLA, took a six-week tour of the Middle East arranged by The Times that resulted in a series of articles and an April … Continue reading

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