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What's next in Western Sahara dispute after death of Polisario leader?

Late Polisario Front leader Mohamed Abdelaziz kept the dispute over Western Sahara peaceful, but a fruitless, 25-year-long cease-fire with Morocco has young Sahrawis impatient.

TINDOUF, Algeria — The death this week of longtime Polisario Front Secretary-General Mohamed Abdelaziz provoked waves of mourning, condolences from international leaders and speculation about the Western Sahara independence movement's next steps.

Abdelaziz, 68, died the morning of May 31 in the United States following five days in a coma, according to sources close to him who wanted to stay anonymous.

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