In his presidential proclamation, Donald Trump said an independent Sahrawi “state” in Western Sahara is not a realistic option.

Moroccan FM: US Recognition of Morocco’s Western Sahara Sovereignty ‘Important Step’
Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Twitter
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.