Washington D.C. - The visit of the new Personal Envoy of the United Nations Secretary General for the Western Sahara, Horst Köhler, to the region is the first of its kind since his appointment in September. Observers are hopeful that the new envoy will succeed in reviving the stalled political negotiations between Morocco and the Polisario.

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Samir Bennis is a political analyst.