‘England is fighting us everywhere’: geopolitics and conspiracy thinking in wartime Morocco

  title={‘England is fighting us everywhere’: geopolitics and conspiracy thinking in wartime Morocco},
  author={James Roslington},
  journal={The Journal of North African Studies},
  pages={501 - 517}
This article examines allegations that the ‘Intelligence Service’ of Great Britain exploited nationalist movements in the region to ensure the future British domination of North Africa. In some ways this was a classic conspiracy theory with its vision of an omniscient organisation secretly controlling global events. Yet documents in the UK's National Archives reveal that during the Second World War, British agents did indeed provide covert support to Moroccan nationalism, including in… Expand


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