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Topic - Edward M. Gabriel
Officials from Morocco, which has avoided the chaos of the Arab Spring, told their U.S. counterparts over the weekend that the North African kingdom's "human-centered" approach to counterterrorism and security could be a model for the Middle East and all of Africa.
The United States faces many dangers in the Middle East with the eventual departure of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Washington analysts said Thursday, as chaos swept the streets of Cairo in a second week of massive demonstrations.
An anti-American government replacing him would also strangle U.S. counterterrorism efforts in the region, he warned.
"I don't see that changing because I don't think the army or the political elite ... has any doubt where their interests lie," he said.