By Gregory White
Examines how emerging fiscal integration with Europe affects Tunisia and Morocco.
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Tunisia’s single party—the PSD was renamed the Rassemblement Constitutionel Destourien (RCD) in 1988—has been dominated by the charismatic Bourguiba and by his successor, Ben Ali. To label elite politics in Tunisia “har- A Political Economy of Tunisia and Morocco 37 monious” would be an overstatement. In comparison to Morocco, however, Tunisia has exhibited a striking degree of national unity. It is this lack of discord that has facilitated Tunisia’s ability to act in a relatively adroit manner in crafting economic policy and suggests a possible explanation for their earlier opening to Europe.
The Moroccan elite, by contrast, has been much less uniform in its interests and support for the monarchy. The factionalism of elite politics emerged from a heterogeneous set of interests borne of a large, diversiﬁed country and the variety of relationships between elites and the palace. One prominent example is the differing interests between business elites from the northern region surrounding the city of Fez and those from the southern region of Sousse. Fassis and Soussis have long had different economic interests and, what is more important, divergent relationships with the Makhzen.
A third group is the religious leadership, many of whom have historically supported the monarch as a legitimate descendant of the prophet Mohammed and, therefore, the “Commander of the Faithful,” or Amir al-Mu’minin. Elements within the religious leadership, however, have become most critical of Hassan in recent decades, charging him with inadequate religious leadership and capitulation to Western interests. As just noted, Hassan’s relationship with opposition parties, notably the nationalist party Istiqlal and the more secular, left-leaning UNFP—reconstituted as the USFP in 1972—has been troubled.
A Comparative Political Economy of Tunisia and Morocco: On the Outside of Europe Looking in by Gregory White