New York - This past Sunday, Moroccans celebrated the 36th anniversary of the Green March, which took place on November 6, 1975 and saw the participation of 350,000 Moroccans from all walks of life, who marched into the Sahara to free the territory from Spanish rule. This peaceful march constituted a watershed event in Morocco’s recent history.

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Samir Bennis is a political analyst.