Who Could Be the 194th UN Member State?

75 years old this year, the United Nations has grown to 193 member states, plus 2 observer status states. Who’s next?

by Stéphanie Fillion. Read more on PassBlue.

A photo posted on Twitter recently by a Western Sahara supporter, apparently showing protesters in Guerguerat, the buffer strip between the disputed Western Sahara terroritory and Morocco, monitored by UN peacekeepers, above. The independence movement of the Sahrawi indigenous people appears to be more precarious than ever.

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