Synonymous with desert, sand, and heat. The Sahara is one of the most inhospitable places on earth. Located in North Africa, a half-arid, hostile, infertile and perhaps irrelevant place. These days it doesn’t even have a strategic value in international geopolitics. At first glance, the Sahara is little more than a desert, the largest desert on the planet. It is in exactly such a place where we can find one of the most forgotten conflicts in international politics. Have you heard of Western Sahara? The UN itself still regards Western Sahara as the last Spanish colony. But how is that possible? Is Spain still maintaining colonies? Why is a place as seemingly insignificant as the Sahara so important? In this video, we tell you all the details.