New York - Morocco is celebrating today the fortieth anniversary of the Green March amid an unprecedented mobilization of all components of Moroccan society. As is the case every year, Moroccans avail themselves of this opportunity to express their attachment to their country’s territorial integrity. However, what makes this year’s celebration different from previous years is King Mohammed VI’s visit to the so-called Western Sahara.

King Mohammed VI
Samir Bennis is a political analyst.