The Trump administration not too long ago acknowledged Morocco’s lengthy standing declare of sovereignty over Western Sahara, presenting a brand new map that included the non-self-governing territory. However, the transfer was rejected by different world powers, citing a United Nations-directed strategy of battle decision.
A video not too long ago launched by the Saharawi Army provides a glimpse of the battle in Western Sahara that not too long ago turned lively once more after years of peace. The territory was promised an independence referendum in 1991, however no vote has ever been held, and up to date protests aimed to power the difficulty on the United Nations.
In the video, Saharawi troops are seen loading a BM-21 “Grad” a number of launch rocket system (MLRS), a wheeled car constructed by the Soviet Union that is still in use in dozens of militaries across the globe.
A second video launched by Polisario reveals the group’s artillery, additionally Soviet-built, and its cell technical forces, that are mounted on pickup vans for ease of motion.