From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Posts Tagged: separatist movements
Spain's Catalonia region votes for independence this fall. For some, it's a referendum on austerity policies that have crippled economies all over Europe.
China is experimenting with "soft power" approaches to its restive minority populations, but brute force remains an omnipresent threat.
Borders in Europe may appear immutable, but of course they are not.