Defence Analysis

Political Risk Analysis - Morocco Rejoining The AU: Influence To Increase, Western Sahara Stalemate To Continue - 01 AUG 2016

By rejoining the African Union, Morocco aims to increase its diplomatic reach on the continent. This marks a radical shift from the empty-seat strategy Morocco had adopted since 1984. Rabat will use its newly-found lobbying power to push forward its view on Western Sahara and increase its economic influence in Sub-Saharan Africa.