New York - With the approach of Spain’s legislative elections, Moroccan and foreign observers are asking whether there will be a shift in Madrid’s foreign policy towards Morocco in the event that the two principal political parties fail to win a majority to form a government.  With uncertainty hovering over the prospects of the Popular Party and the Socialist Party (PSOE), there is a concern that a new political party known as “Podemos” (meaning, we can), whose popularity has been on the rise in recent months, will win Sunday’s elections.

Spain’s Podemos Party Vows to Recognize Polisario’s Self-Proclaimed SADR
Pablo Iglesias, leader of the Spanish political party ‘Podemos’ sitting next to the leader of the Polisario, Mohammed Abdelaziz
Samir Bennis is a political analyst.