The Quandary of Morocco’s War Memorials

The Quandary of Morocco’s War Memorials

What should be done with colonial statues honoring Moroccans forced to fight a European war?   The war memorial was cold and wet, but the warm pulse of history throbbed rhythmically within it.  I had driven nearly an hour from my hotel in Paris just to touch...
A Seductive Desert Fantasy

A Seductive Desert Fantasy

I am in a plane heading to Casablanca.   Seated behind me, four compatriots loudly discuss their vacation plans across the aisle separating them.  I note three European-Americans and one Asian-American. I recognize something of myself in them. Like me,...