Sunday, November 06, 2011

Today -100: November 6, 1911: Of Europeans and North Africa

The Ottoman Empire formally asks the US to intervene to stop Italian atrocities in Libya.

France is doing a victory lap over Morocco. Prime Minister Joseph Caillaux says it was puerile to suppose that such a vast country as Morocco, systematically closed to “civilization,” could continue to exist next door to French Algeria.

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