After Jose Maria Aznar’s term as prime minister ended in 2004, every Spanish administration has avoided taking any position hostile to Morocco in the Western Sahara dispute.

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Podemos party leader Pablo Iglesias. Photo: Pablo Iglesias/Twitter
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.