Morocco Overview Nations // Middle East/North Africa

OVERVIEW Morocco is located on the western coast of North Africa, bordered by Algeria and Western Sahara. In addition to internal political and terrorist-related tensions, Morocco's primary security threats stem from those neighbors. Morocco occupied Western Sahara after the evacuation of the Spanish colonial forces in 1976. This action has not been recognized by any other nation. It is strongly disputed by Algeria and the Polisario Front, a group that advocates the independence...


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