Washington- August 20th, 2013 King Mohammed VI delivered a bold speech speaking in unprecedented open and liberal rhetoric.  The overall theme of his message spoke directly to the grievances voiced by the recent mass protests all over the kingdom: what are the government, and the king, doing to create a more inclusive, open, and developed society?

Nadia Elboubkri is a graduate of Temple University where she holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science with a focus on Middle Eastern studies and political economy.