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In the post- 1990 phase of this political story, four principal actors have emerged: the monarchy (known locally as the makhzen), the 'ulama (Muslim jurists now largely absorbed in the state bureaucracy), and two main groups of Islamists. The Justice and Development Party [PJD], on the other hand, is a legal Islamist political party whose candidates campaign for public office; it tends to follow the Salafist model of political authority.
Islamism in Morocco: Religion, Authoritarianism, and Electoral Politics Diana Wylie The International Journal of African Historical Studies; 2010; 43, 1; Docstoc pg. 189 Reproduced wi
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