Morocco’s decision to stay neutral in the GCC crisis shows its political savoir-faire and independent foreign policy.
Samir Bennis is a political analyst with more than eight years of experience as a political adviser with an Arab mission to the United Nations in New ... York. He is the co-founder of Morocco World News, and an expert on Morocco's foreign policy, UN-related issues and the Maghreb.
Morocco is better positioned than ever to protect its interests in Western Sahara after returning to the African Union.
As long as politicians are not held accountable, many Moroccans will shy away from taking part in the political process.
Morocco has chosen to remain silent in order to not escalate tensions with the UN.
What further strained relations is that the Mauritanian president began to give this tension a personal dimension.