Strategy Note /
Global

Morocco and Algeria friction

  • Algeria has broken off diplomatic relations with Morocco, perhaps in search of a distraction from its domestic stress

  • Each country has separatist vulnerabilities: POLISARIO in Western Sahara for Morocco, MAK in Kabylie in Algeria

  • War is very unlikely (no dispute over overlapping territory) but higher military spend for fiscally stretched Morocco is

Morocco and Algeria friction
Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik

Strategy & Head of Equity Research

Tellimer Research
25 August 2021
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