Morocco—U.S. Increasingly Focused On Western Sahara

Wall Street Journal | 08/13/2019

The White House is increasing its attention to the Western Sahara issue in southern Morocco, reports the Wall Street Journal. Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony, has sought independence from Morocco ever since it was absorbed into the North African nation in the 1975. While Morocco has continued to receive support in opposing Western Saharan independence from the Trump administration, Rabat is concerned about National Security Advisor John Bolton’s interest in the conflict. Bolton,...
 

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