Western Sahara

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This report discusses how Morocco and the independence-seeking Popular Front for the Liberation of Saqiat al Hamra and Rio de Oro (Polisario) have been vying for control of the Western Sahara, a former Spanish territory, since the 1970s. The report discusses recent settlement attempts, as well as how the Western Sahara issue has affected Algerian-Moroccan bilaterial relations, Moroccan relations with the African Union, and regional cooperation on economic and security issues. The report also discusses the United States' involvement in and stance on the issue.

Creator(s): Arieff, Alexis
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Creation Date: February 15, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Arieff, Alexis

Analyst in African Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: February 15, 2011
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Morocco
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Africa
Description:

This report discusses how Morocco and the independence-seeking Popular Front for the Liberation of Saqiat al Hamra and Rio de Oro (Polisario) have been vying for control of the Western Sahara, a former Spanish territory, since the 1970s. The report discusses recent settlement attempts, as well as how the Western Sahara issue has affected Algerian-Moroccan bilaterial relations, Moroccan relations with the African Union, and regional cooperation on economic and security issues. The report also discusses the United States' involvement in and stance on the issue.

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8 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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