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[VIDEO] Foreign Policy Panel Urges US Act to End Western Sahara Conflict “Now”

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This week, in Washington, DC, foreign policy experts and former US diplomats participated in a roundtable, ”The Western Sahara Crisis: Why US Leadership is Needed Now,” which focused on the urgent need for concrete US action in support of its long-standing policy for a solution to the Western Sahara conflict based on autonomy under Moroccan sovereignty—a policy backed by the Clinton, Bush and Obama Administrations and reiterated by bipartisan majorities of both the US House and Senate.  Now, more than ever, according to the panel, the Western Sahara dispute contributes to instability in the Sahara/Sahel region—home to deteriorating humanitarian conditions for Sahrawi refugees and an increasingly volatile security situation. [Click here for more…]

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