Leaders around the world followed the events in Guerguerat closely as the crossing point is a critical connection between “the North and the South.”

El Othmani: Morocco’s Guerguerat Success Leaves Polisario Scrambling
The Guerguerat crossing on the Moroccan-Mauritanian border is in the UN-monitored buffer zone in Western Sahara. Photo: MAP
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.