Rabat - The ongoing friction between Morocco and Ban Ki-moon following the UN chief’s controversial statement, in which he described Morocco’s presence in the Western Sahara as “occupation” has brought to the surface the lingering question of why the United Nations has failed to put an end to the conflict.

Ban Ki-moon andn Christopher Ross meeting on Western Sahara
Ban Ki-moon andn Christopher Ross
Samir Bennis is a political analyst.