This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 07-RS-20962a in the 2007 issue. Examines status of efforts to settle conflict between the Polisario Front and Morocco in the former Spanish colony of Western Sahara, including the Baker Plan and UN plans to hold a referendum to determine whether Western Sahara should become an independent state or integrate with Morocco. Discusses human rights issues, recent developments regarding security concerns, Moroccan and Algerian views, prospects, and U.S. policy.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division. Western Sahara