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The United States' economic strategy and presence in the Maghreb

Kassim Bouhou , Kassim Bouhou , Kassim Bouhou , Kassim Bouhou , Kassim Bouhou | September 17, 2010

Before the 9/11 events, US-Maghreb relations were growing stronger, especially after the United States had long left the floor to the Maghreb’s “natural” European partner. Therefore the American action in this region was in line with a mechanism previously set off by Clinton Administration member, Stuart Eizenstat, which aimed at reducing intra regional obstacles and stimulating American investments towards an area where Americans were little-represented. Hence Washington seemed more involved in promoting the emergence of a strong, world-economy-integrated Maghrebi market.