The sovereignty of the Western Sahara

The sovereignty of the Western Sahara remains the subject of a dispute between Morocco and the Polisario Front, a separatist group based in southern Algeria.
Morocco reasserted its sovereignty over the territory after Spain withdrew its colonial interests from the area in 1975. The Polisario Front has challenged Morocco’s control over the Western Sahara.
The Moroccan Government has undertaken a sizable economic development program in the Western Sahara to provide economic, political, and social infrastructure for the region’s residents.
Today, international efforts are underway to encourage a political settlement between Morocco, the Polisario Front, and Algeria that would resolve sovereignty over the Western Sahara through autonomy, a solution widely supported in the international community, particularly the US and Europe.

Vestsaharas suverænitet.

Vestsaharas Suverænitet er fortsat genstand for en tvist mellem Marokko og Polisario, en separatistisk gruppe med base i det sydlige Algeriet.
Marokko genvandt suverænitet over territoriet efter Spanien trak sine koloniale interesser fra området i 1975.
Polisario har siden udfordret Marokkos kontrol over Vestsahara.

Den marokkanske regering har foretaget en betydelig økonomisk udviklingsprogram i Vestsahara til at yde økonomisk, politisk og social infrastruktur for regionens beboere.

I dag er de internationale bestræbelser i gang for at fremme en politisk løsning mellem Marokko, Polisario og Algeriet, bestræbelser der har til formål at løse suverænitets spørgsmål over Vestsahara gennem selvstændighed, en løsning der har mødt en bred opbakning i det internationale samfund, især USA og Europa.


Report by European Centre for Strategic intelligence and security on Polisario published

"The Polisario Front" is now in an advanced state of disintegration which makes it a serious threat to regional stability, says a report by the European Centre for Strategic Intelligence and Security (ESISC) on Tuesday. The report of this center based in Brussels, which states that some Polisario elements are close to Islamist terrorism, explains that "the development of Salafi ideology in the region, symbolized by the Al Qaeda organization in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM ) and abrasion of over thirty years of vain struggle facilitated the rapprochement of the younger fringe of Polisario with radical movements. "