"Seized of the Matter": The UN and the Western Sahara Dispute

@article{Mundy2004SeizedOT,
  title={"Seized of the Matter": The UN and the Western Sahara Dispute},
  author={Jacob Mundy},
  journal={Mediterranean Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={130 - 148}
}
  • Jacob Mundy
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Political Science
  • Mediterranean Quarterly
Since 1988, the United Nations has been actively involved in the Western Sahara dispute between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Western Saharan liberation movement known as the Frente POLISARIO. Over fi fteen years later, there seems to be no end in sight for this seemingly intractable confl ict. For the UN, the Western Sahara fi le is beginning to look less like East Timor and a lot more like Cyprus. The UN originally set out to settle the dispute by holding a referendum for the population of… 
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