Washington D.C. - It appears that Morocco’s diplomatic strategy to mobilize support for its position on the Western Sahara is starting to bear fruit. The draft resolution the Security Council is expected to vote upon this Wednesday to renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Western Sahara, known as MINURSO, puts heavy pressure on the Polisario and calls upon it to refrain from taking any actions that might cause instability in the region.

Security Council discusses Maintenance of international peace and security
Samir Bennis is a political analyst.