By Toby Shelley

Why does this distant swathe of Sahara alongside the Atlantic seaboard obstacle the united states and Europe? Why does Morocco preserve its profession? Why has the UN defense Council prevaricated for 3 many years whereas the Sahrawis dwell less than Moroccan rule or as refugees?

In this revealing e-book, Toby Shelley examines the geopolitics concerned. He brings out:

The little-known fight of Sahrawis residing lower than Moroccan rule to guard their identity.

USA/European festival for impact within the Maghreb.

The average assets at stake -- wealthy fishing grounds, phosphates, and the possibility of oil.

The purposes at the back of the UN failure to unravel what's now Africa's final decolonisation issue.

The evolution of the USA-backed Baker Plan to settle the dispute.

How the Western Sahara's background and destiny is twisted up with Moroccan--Algerian rivalry.

The political improvement of Polisario, independence stream and state-in-waiting.

Toby Shelley has talked to Polisario, Moroccan, Algerian and different diplomats. He has visited the territory and had entry to competition activists and Moroccan officers. within the refugee camps he interviewed the management of Polisario. What emerges is that the destiny of the Western Sahara is being moulded through international and nearby forces and that it's the Sahrawis less than Moroccan rule who're most sensible put to steer that fate.

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