Tag Archives: Spain

To Secede or Not to Secede: Learning from Catalonia

When is it appropriate for a region of a larger geopolitical entity to secede? And what criteria should be used to decide the legitimacy of a secession bid?

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Toward a Europe of the Regions?

The crisis in Catalonia and the European Union’s options?

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Catalonia: First Signs of a Return to Reason?

Reviving the autonomy deal that foundered in Spain’s constitutional court back in 2010 would find the support of the majority of Spaniards, including the Catalans.

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Catalan Questions

What’s ahead for Catalonia, Spain and the EU following the tumultuous Catalan independence referendum?

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Spain’s Catalan Independence Intermezzo

As much as quite a few Catalans may want independence from Spain, it is practically impossible. But more regional autonomy is certainly possible.

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France, Italy and Spain: Still Wine Kings?

How do the three countries compare on consumption and exports of wine?

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Painful Coexistence

How do we deal with, and cope with, Jihadi terrorism?

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Spain: The Clock Is Ticking

Spanish voters are dismayed with self-absorbed politicians who are determined to hold yet another national election which few voters want.

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Spain: Another Election in Early 2016?

A messy election result may make forming a Spanish government extra hard.

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The Eurozone After Greece: Spain Vs. France

How do the EU’s third- and fifth-largest economies compare with regard to reform readiness?

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