African Lion 21, War Games For The Conquest Of Western Sahara

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African Lion 21, War Games For The Conquest Of Western Sahara

Photo by Staff Sgt. Jared N. Gehmann U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Europe and Africa

Written by Piero Messina.

Morocco is a lion that roars to conquer the Western Sahara Desert. But now the roar of that lion frightens Spain too.

Since 1836, Morocco has been a valuable ally for the United States in Africa, so much so that now it has been called a “non-NATO ally, eligible for priority delivery of defense material, defense research and development programs”. It is for this reason that the United States, since 2007, has been engaged in joint military exercises with Morocco called the African Lion.

At the 2021 edition, the largest US military exercise ever conducted on this continent, participate 7800 troops (coming from nine nations Nato’s partner), located between Morocco, Senegal, Ghana  and Tunisia. African Lion is conducted by U.S. Africa Command, also known as Southern European Task Force. African Lion is linked to U.S. European Command’s Defender series exercise. African Lion cost amounts to 28 million dollars.

African Lion 21, War Games For The Conquest Of Western Sahara

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African Lion plans to deploy over 7,800 military, 21 fighter-bombers, 46 transport aircraft, 100 land-based heavy vehicles and several naval units from nine countries (in addition to the United States and Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Brazil and Canada), the direct contribution of NATO and 21 “international observers” (African Union, Burkina Faso, Chad, Denmark, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Gabon, Djibouti, Jordan, Kenya, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Norway, Poland, Portugal and Qatar)

For the American military, African Lion 21 is a “multi-domain, multi-component, and multi-national exercise, which will employ a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among partner nations and enhance the ability to operate in the African theater of operations.” The war games are integrated between sky, land and sea. Air training exercise are coordinated by the U.S. Air Forces Europe and Africa, will feature U.S. and Moroccan air maneuvers including bombers, fighters and aerial refueling. But also is a  naval maneuvers include a naval gunfire exercise and multiple sea-based maneuvers involving U.S. and Moroccan navies and crisis response capabilities.

African Lion 21, War Games For The Conquest Of Western Sahara

Photo by 2nd Lt. Joshua Larson, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

On a geopolitical level, Spain’s absence from these war games is very important.

Spain has withdrawn its participation from the joint-military exercise African Lion 2021. Spain’s Ministry of Defense officially cites budgetary restrictions for withdrawing. But according to the reconstruction made by the Spanish newspaper El Pais, the truth is different: Spain’s government does not wish to “legitimize the occupation of the Sahara.”

The Spanish armed forces had participated in African Lion every year. But the choice to make them in Western Sahara made it impossible for the Spanish troops to deploy. Rabat has chosen as scenarios the areas of Tan Tan (in southern Morocco, facing the Canary Islands, where it has a maneuvering field built by the United States), Mahbes (north-east of Western Sahara, just over 100 kilometers from the Saharawi refugee camps from Tindouf, Algeria) and Dakhla (the ancient Villa Cisneros, southwest of the former Spanish colony).

The dispute over the Western Sahara began in 1975 when, following the withdrawal of Spanish rule, Morocco annexed a part of this area, located on the north-western coast of Africa. In response, in 1976, the Polisario Front, formed as a movement on May 10, 1973, announced the birth of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), establishing a government in exile in Algeria and waging a guerrilla war for independence that lasted until September 6, 1991, the year in which a ceasefire was declared, promoted by the United Nations Mission for the referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

To date, the government of Rabat claims its sovereignty over Western Sahara, while the Polisario Front continues to fight for a referendum to be held for the self-determination of its territory, where about half a million individuals lives.

About 30 years after the ceasefire was proclaimed, tensions rekindled on November 13, 2020, when the Moroccan authorities decided to intervene in the buffer zone of Guerguerat, a small village in the extreme southwest of Western Sahara, to respond to the “dangerous and unacceptable provocations” of the Polisario Front. In reality, already on 21 October, according to what reported by Moroccan sources, armed groups loyal to the Polisario Front, equal to about 70 fighters, had closed the border crossing between Morocco and Mauritania and had infiltrated the Guerguerat area, hindering the movement of people and goods, as well as limiting the work of the military observers of the UN Mission MINURSO.

Overriding the position of the United Nations, with the support of the American government (Trump or Biden makes no difference), Morocco is about to settle definitively on that territory disputed with the Polisario Front. Madrid also has another problem. The Moroccan army has become an extreme competitor.

In theory, the goal of the Moroccan arms race is to challenge Algeria to regional hegemony. But, now Spanish military sources acknowledge that the balance with Spain has also been altered: there are capabilities in those where both countries are nearly equal and others where Morocco has taken the technological lead. And Spain has never been too loved by Morocco.

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Peter Moy

US foreign policy can be summed up in the following two lines I will paraphrase from the movie “Cross Of Iron” (1977): Oberst Brandt – “What do you suppose they will do when we lose this war?” Hauptmann Kiesel – “Prepare for the next one.” Remember that the US has not won a war, decisively with no ifs, ands or buts, since 1945.

KnowTheJew

It’s all outlined in the Jews’ Protocols. Protocol 7 outlines the use of war, among other things, to keep outlying countries inline. Protocol 2:1 lays out the use of war along economic grounds, not territorial. That is sanctions and prolonged wars that bleed as many participants dry of wealth as possible.

The Protocols. Fake until one reads them.

mike l hutchings

conquering the world means occupying’ the world…..it can’t be done, it comes down to fighting on the frontier and that belongs to who ever can hold it

S Balu

Mike I Hutchins
TECHNICALLY YOU ARE RIGHT BUT zio CHRISTIAN WEST HAS INCORPORATED
CHRISTIAN CHURCHES WHOSE MAIN TASK IS TO EDUCATE FEW CONQURED ONES WHO WILL DO HIS MASTERS JOB IE DESPOTS
THAT WHY RIGHT AT THIS MINUTE THEY ARE DESTROYING AND DESTABILIZING
AFRICA BY CREATING AND BACKING THEM BOKO HARAM,SHABABS ETC
CHRISTIAN CHURCHES MOVE IN WITH NGOs etc Then their clinics and schools
PLEASE READ THE HISTORY OF HOW SOUTH KOREA WAS TOTALLY A BHUDDIST COUNTRY AND NOW A CHRISTIAN COUNTRY
SEE HOW SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA IS CONTROLLED BY CHRISTIAN CHURCHES
SEE HOW INDIAN WILL BE BALKANIZED VIA ASSAM,MYANMAR ETC
SAME STRATEGY

A Clown like you

3/10 participating are African countries…

Tommy Jensen

Neo-colonial occupation of foreign territories again again.

KnowTheJew

This is easy to understand if one understands that the Jews, having plundered America to the bone, are relocation their plundering and destroying grift-machine back to Europe. As they do so, they are utilizing the last gasps of their US Tyranny wardog to pave the way for their European wardog in Africa, etc.

The wardog torch will be passed from the Jews’ US Tyranny wardog to their European wardog during the Jews’ planned use of the two in their coming planned for war and destruction of Iran.

S Balu

Know The Jew
WATCH THE MOVIE CALLED GODFATHER AND SEE HOW zionist USED SO CALLED
MAFIA AS A FRONTAGE TO CONTROL CASINOS ,LIQUOR DRUGS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION ETC

lol

“For the American military, African Lion 21 is a “multi-domain, multi-component, and multi-national exercise”

-and multi-gendered 😀

Tommy Jensen

The US tumor spreading its metastasis all over Africa.

Peter Jennings

The Moroccan gov’t think that nato are there to help them. They are for the moment but as soon as nato wants something the Moroccan gov’t won’t even exist.

The whole Saharan region is going to change over the next few decades. It once used to be lush Savannah ideal for crops. So it will be again.
Crops being the operative word here as nato know this area is going to be a bread basket, whereas the northern hemisphere is going to struggle growing anything outside in the elements. The UN knows this too, just about every NWO dept knows this and they are all planning in private.

The UN are spinning the ManMadeGlobalWarming scam so as to keep fear in the mind, distract the attention, and make a lot of money from the public purse on the way. The nato scammers are doing the same, spreading fear and lies about the southern hemisphere throughout the northern hemisphere.

Simon Ndiritu

These exercises are a good money sink, it’s a good way for exhausted economies to spend themselves to death. Serious countries are seeking a balance between financing military, industry, education and citizens’ life. That’s not the case for US. Therefore, Infrastructure, industry and research will continue rotting and everyone will blame China or Russia, or Iran and others.

S Balu

SIMON NDIRITU
USA HAS A PRINTING PRESS FOR WORTHLESS DOLLARS AND THEIR SOFT WAR HAS CREATED A MYTH OF BEING A LAND OF OPPORTUNITY THUS ATTRACTING TOP BRAINS FROM AROUND UNTIL THIS IS ADDRESSED NOTHING WILL CHANGE

yuri

amerikan kitty wants to be lion, now too decrepid withered to catch mice