The Role of the Sultanate of Morocco in the First Moroccan Crisis


Gleb Ivanov


The article analyses the preconditions for the First Moroccan Crisis of 1905 and the domestic political situation in Morocco at the time of the increasing struggle between European powers for the influence over the country. The author focuses on the external policy of Morocco during bilateral negotiations and in multilateral dialogue on the conference of Algeciras. The article aims to assess the Sultanate’s scope for independent policy decisions and to determine the impact of its foreign policy on the course of the crisis.


First Moroccan Crisis, Tangier Crisis, Morocco, Algeciras Conference, Mulai Abd al-Aziz, Abdelaziz of Morocco, colonialism, diplomacy




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