Morocco Overview Nations // Middle East/North Africa

OVERVIEW Morocco is located on the western coast of North Africa, bordered by Algeria to the west and Western Sahara to the south. In addition to internal political and terrorist-related tensions, Morocco's primary security threats stem from those neighbors, particularly a competition with Algeria for regional hegemony. Morocco has historically sought close relations with the U.S. and participates in the annual African Lion exercise. It was granted access to NATO's Interoperability...


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